IRELA Meeting

  • Wednesday, November 08, 2017
  • 8:00 AM
  • Belvedere Events and Banquets, 1170 W Devon Road, Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Speaker: Mike Elliott of Elliott & Associates on
Real Estate Tax Insider Edition: Current Events and Practice Tips

Mike covered current events relating to real estate taxes in Illinois, including:

  • Recent prosecutions by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation of Illinois attorneys for the unauthorized practice of appraisal and how those prosecutions could impact your clients and your law practice.
  • Property tax rates – the real estate DNA.  Where will you find the highest property tax rates, what you can do to avoid them and how you can provide valuable advice to your clients.
  • Tax prorations.  Why the old rules don’t apply well today and what you should do to protect your clients and avoid making costly errors.
  • Tax exemptions.  A review of recent changes that benefit homeowners.
  • Tax incentives. Issues, opportunities and current changes in the law that make obtaining valuable tax incentives more difficult.

This meeting took place Wednesday, November 8th.

When:  Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
Where:  Belvedere Events and Banquets, 1170 W Devon Road, Elk Grove Village, Illinois  |  847.534.0600
MCLE Credit:  1.00 MCLE to IRELA members in good standing

LITIGATION UPDATE: Following our June, 2017 meeting at which Nora Devine spoke on the prosecutions of real estate attorneys undertaken by the IDFPR, the ISBA filed an action against the IDFPR for Declaratory and Injunctive relief and a Writ of Prohibition.  The action is pending. An update on the litigation and on other issues affecting your practice will be provided by IRELA President Ralph J. Schumann at the next IRELA meeting.

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