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Cook County Delinquent Tax Search Database Unveiled

On December 6, 2012, Cook County Clerk, David Orr, released the new Cook County Delinquent tax search database.  This new searchable database should provide citizens with instant access to information on all Cook County properties with sold, forfeited or unpaid taxes.  The database contains over 222,000 properties.

Orr stated: “With this new search tool, property owners can learn instantly if they owe back taxes. Such transparency will improve collections, reduce calls and foot traffic to our office, and allow many businesses to be more efficient.”

To search your real estate for any delinquent property taxes, you will need to submit your Property Index Number (“PIN”) To visit the new website click here. (

To read the rest of David Orr’s press release, please click here. (

For more helpful property tax resources, please visit our “Useful Links Page


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