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The Township of Schaumburg Assessor’s Office is available to assist Township seniors with senior property tax exemption renewal forms. The forms are due February 6th, 2019. There are two senior tax exemptions available. Both exemptions must be signed yearly to receive savings on 2018 second installment tax bills.
The exemptions are:
- Senior Exemptions are available for residential property owners born in 1953 or earlier.
- Senior Tax Freeze Exemptions are available for residential property owners born in 1953 or earlier with a 2017 income of 65,000 or under. This threshold is higher than in previous years.
Township of Schaumburg Assessor, John R. Lawson says, “Senior residents can save money with these exemptions and must renew annually. Don’t hesitate to stop in or call with questions.”
Questions can be directed to the Township of Schaumburg Assessor’s Office at (847) 884-0030 between 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday. Additional information can be found at schaumburgtownship.org/departments/assessors-office/.
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Medicare is issuing new cards to all beneficiaries. New cards are being distributed now. Call our senior or disability departments with any questions (847-884-0030).
In conjunction with PACE and surrounding Townships, the Township of Schaumburg offers low-cost rides to medical appointments for seniors and individuals with disabilities. The Township Riders Initiative Program (TRIP) transports Township residents between Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Maine, Schaumburg, Palatine and Wheeling Townships. Riders can also visit Stroger Cook County Hospital, Hines Veterans Hospital, Northwestern Hospital, Lovell Federal Healthcare, UIC Medical and Advocate Good Shepard.
One-way rides are $5.00 per township line crossed during a single trip with a maximum of $10.00 per one-way. Residents can register and schedule appointments with the Township Transportation Department by calling 847-882-1929. TRIP runs Monday – Friday 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:00 – 4:00 p.m.