New all in one online Real Property Transfer Tax Form - EZ Dec. Click on the File EZ Dec image below to submit your Real Property Transfer Tax Declaration online for the City of Chicago, Cook County and State of Illinois.
The following link is for the Real Property Transfer Tax paper version. This form is in a pdf version that can be keyed in but must be printed and mailed in. If you need assistance in obtaining copies of the forms please call our customer service unit at 312.747.4747 or for TTY 312.742.1974.
Returns should be mailed to:
Chicago Department of Finance - Tax Division
333 S. State Street
DePaul Center Room 300
Chicago, IL 60604
Attention Database Unit
This following manual is meant to assist the Taxpayer in the basic preparation of the 7551 Real Property Transfer Tax Declaration Form. In no way shall this manual be construed as giving tax/legal advice on the treatment of any property transfer or on any exemption.