Algonquin Township Tax Protest Records Sought

Reprinted from Illinois Leaks with permission of that publication: Algonquin Township Clerk: more records missing! BY KIRK ALLEN ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 • ( 2 COMMENTS ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the mechanism for citizens to obtain public records.The Algonquin Township Clerk, … Continue reading

Nob Questions Algonquin Road District Tax Protest Loss

Let’s start with Nob’s comment and, then look at Judge Thomas Meyer’s Court Order. Nob’s Comment Another half the story post by Cal. The Road levy was also part of the lawsuit and that was excused. It was excused because … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Loses 2014 Property Tax Protest Case, Excessive Taxation Found

Associate Judge Thomas Meyer ruled against Algonquin Township yesterday in the tax protest case brought by Tim Dwyer. The case argued that Algonquin Township had too much money in the bank in a number of its funds and levied real … Continue reading

All Legislators, Governor Make Tax Protesters’ Chances Tougher

The Edgar County Watchdogs’ Illinois Leaks web site reports on a bill passed unanimously and signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner which makes it more difficult to challenge township governments’ having too much money in the bank. The Edgar … Continue reading

Tax Protest Suit Against Algonquin Township – Part 1

With Algonquin Township’s newly-elected officials meeting tonight, here is a recent filing by tax protest attorney Timothy Dwyer that will probably not be discussed: Here is the latest tax protest suit filed by Attorney Tim Dwyer against Algonquin Township: TAXPAYERS’ … Continue reading

Tax Protest Suit Against Woodstock Unit School District 200 – Part 1

Attorney Tim Dwyer also has aimed his tax protest suit at Woodstock’s Unit School District 200. The first count can be found below: WOODSTOCK COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 – TRANSPORTATION FUND EXCESSIVE ACCUMULATION In 2011, District 200 levied $1,400,000 … Continue reading

Tax Protest Suit Against Crystal Lake Grade School District – Part 3

Below is the third tax protest count against Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47. The suit was filed by attorney Tim Dwyer. DISTRICT 47 EDUCATION FUND – EXCESSIVE ACCUMULATION In 2015, District 47 levied $52,545,000 for its Education Fund. As of … Continue reading

Tax Protest Suit Against Crystal Lake Grade School District – Part 2

This is the second count in attorney Tim Dwyer’s tax protest suit against Crystal Lake Grade School District District 47: DISTRICT 47 WORKING CASH FUND – EXCESSIVE ACCUMULATION At the end of the fiscal year 2015, District 47 had $13,950,587 … Continue reading

Tax Protest Suit Against Crystal Lake Grade School District – Part 1

Attorney Tim Dwyer is not going after just McHenry County, plus Algonquin and McHenry Township levies. He has several school districts in his sites, too. Here is the first of two complaints against Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47: COMMUNITY … Continue reading