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Real Property Transfer Tax Refund - Seniors

Section 3-33-060(O) of the Municipal Code includes a refund provision for the CTA portion of the Real Property Transfer Tax for transfers valued at $250,000.00 or less to transferees who are age 65 years or older and will occupy the property as the principal dwelling place for at least one year following the transfer.  

Application for refund must be received by the Chicago Department of Finance - Tax Division within three years following the transfer.

The application for refund can be found by clicking on the following link:

CTA Portion of the Real Property Transfer Tax Refund Application

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