DuPage County Treasurer Gwen Henry said this years property tax bills are higher despite the average tax rate dropping by 1.78 percent. The reason is because the total assessed value of property in DuPage increased by 4.3 percent in 2015.
“This has been a challenging year for property owners in DuPage County,” Henry said. “For the first year since 2009, property owners have experienced an increase in assessed values.”
Read more about the tax raise at Daily Herald.