Senior Citizen Tax Deferral

Senior Citizen Tax Deferral

The Senior Tax deferral program allows a qualifying senior to defer the payment of up to $5,000 real estate taxes for their home. This exemption must be applied for each year at the DuPage County Treasurer and the deadline for filing is March 1st.

Applicant must:

  • be 65 by June 1st of that year
  • have a household income of less than $55,000
  • Have lived in Illinois for at least 3 years
  • Have no delinquent real estate taxes
  • Carry fire and Casualty insurance on property

Applications can be printed at the DuPage County Treasurer web site.

Any questions should be directed to the DuPage County Treasurer at 630-407-5900.