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Illinois Sales Tax Rate Changes Effective July 2012


A number of Illinois counties and cities are increasing their general merchandise sales tax rates effective July 1, 2012.

City and District Changes

  • Bartonville, Peoria County – increasing 0.50% from 6.75% to 7.25%.
  • Bushnell, McDonough County – increasing 0.50% from 6.75% to 7.25%.
  • Crest Hill, Will County – increasing 1.0% from 7.0% to 8.0%.
  • Creve Coeur, Tazewell County – increasing 1.0% from 6.75% to 7.75%.
  • East Peoria, Tazewell County – Inside Costco Area Business District – increasing 0.50% from 8.0% to 8.5%.
  • East Peoria, Tazewell County – Inside Target Area Business District – increasing 1.0% from 8.0% to 9.0%.

 

  • Elgin, Cook County – increasing 0.50% from 9.0% to 9.5%.
  • Elgin, Kane County – increasing 0.50% from 7.75% to 8.25%.
  • Godfrey, Madison County – Inside Godfrey Business District – increasing 1.0% from 6.85% to 7.85%.
  • Kildeer, Lake County – increasing 0.5% from 7.0% to 7.5%.
  • Mascoutah, St. Clair County – Inside Mascoutah Business District – increasing 1.0% from 7.6% to 8.6%.
  • Mount Vernon, Jefferson County – increasing 0.5% from 7.5% to 8.0%.
  • Niles, Cook County – increasing 0.25% from 9.25% to 9.5%.
  • Northfield, Cook County – increasing 0.75% from 8.25% to 9.0%.
  • Oak Forest, Cook County – increasing 1.0% from 8.25% to 9.25%.
  • Oak Lawn, Cook County – increasing 0.25% from 8.75% to 9.0%.
  • Plainfield, Kendall County – increasing 0.5% from 8.25% to 8.75%.
  • Plainfield, Will County – increasing 0.5% from 6.75% to 7.25%.
  • Tuscola, Douglas County – increasing 0.5% from 6.75% to 7.25%.

Countywide Changes

Countywide changes are imposed in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of the county.

  • Johnson County is increasing the overall county rate by 0.5%.
  • Saline County is increasing the overall county rate by 1.0%.

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Susan McLain
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Susan McLain began her career as a technical writer in technology industries such as satellite networking and medical devices. Her skills encompass technical and marketing writing, usability engineering, verification and validation testing and protocol writing, requirements development, business analysis, technical illustration/graphic design and marketing. She has owned her own business providing service to small to medium sized business and in other positions, she has been in project management, documentation and marketing. She is currently the content specialist for Avalara helping to “make sales tax less taxing.”