Illinois Department of Revenue employment recruiters speak to students during The Foot in the Door Career Fair at the University of Illinois SpringfieldThursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The job fair is intended to bring students, employers and organizations together to discuss a variety of career opportunities, both on and off-campus. These opportunities include full-time/part-time jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
The Illinois Department of Revenue is reminding senior citizens about the availability of the Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Deferral Program. The program allows qualified seniors to defer all or part of their property taxes and special assessment payments on their principal residences. Seniors needing assistance paying their property taxes have until March 1st to apply for the program.