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Illinois Sales Tax Rate Changes, July 2014


The following Illinois Department of Revenue. Changes take effect July 1, 2014. The department gave a preview of these changes last month, without revealing specifics.

If ever a rate change notice is incentive to switch to an automated sales tax solution, this is it.

Home Rule Tax Changes

  • Batavia (DuPage County): up 0.5% to 8.00%.
  • Batavia (Kane County): up 0.5% to 8.00%.
  • Carbondale (Jackson County): up 0.25% to 8.50%.
  • Carbondale (Williamson County): up 0.25% to 9.50%.
  • Carpentersville (Kane County): up 0.5% to 9.00%.
  • Edwardsville (Madison County): see below.

There are multiple changes within the town of Edwardsville (Madison County):

  • Chouteau Township inside Troy Road/Route 159 Bus. District: up 0.25% to 8.10%
  • Chouteau Township outside Business District: up 0.25% to 7.10%;
  • Edwardsville Township inside Troy Road/Route 159 Bus. District: up 0.25% to 8.20%
  • Edwardsville Township outside Business District: up 0.25% to 7.10%.
  • Pin Oak Township inside Troy Road/Route 159 Bus. District: up 0.25% to 7.85%.
  • Pin Oak Township outside Business District: up 0.25% to 6.85%.
  • Midlothian (Cook County): up 1.00% to 9.00%.
  • Tinley Park (Cook County): up 0.75% to 8.75%.
  • Tinley Park (Will County): up 0.75% to 7.75%.

Business District Tax Changes

  • Evergreen Park (Cook County): Inside Evergreen Park Place Business District, up 1.0% to 9.75%. Rate outside Business District remains 8.75%.
  • Joliet (Will County) inside Route 53/Laraway Road Business District: up 1.00% to 9.75%. Rate outside Business District remains 8.75%.
  • Joliet (Kendall County): rate remains 9.75%.
  • Metropolis (Massac County) inside Metropolis Interstate North Business District: up 1.00% to 7.25%. Rate outside Business District remains 6.25%.
  • Roselle (Du Page County) inside Gary Avenue Bus. District: up 1.00% to 8.25%. Rate outside Business District 7.25%.
  • Roselle (Cook County): Rate remains 8.25%.

Non-Home Rule Tax Changes

  • Forest Park (Cook County): up 0.5% to 9.00%.
  • Franklin Park (Cook County): up 1.00% to 9.00%;
  • Lebanon (St. Clair County): up 0.25% to 7.85%.
  • Loves Park (Boone County): up 1.00% to 8,75%.
  • Loves Park (Winnebago County) inside Meadow Market Bus. District: up 1.00% to 9.25%. Outside Business District: up 1.00% to 8.25%.
  • Pleasant Plains (Sangamon County): up 1.00% to 7.25%.
  • Stillman Valley (Ogle County): up 1.00% to 7.25%.
  • Winfield (Du Page County): up 0.25% to 7.75%.

County School Tax Changes

The County School tax in the following counties is increasing by 1.00%. Rates vary within the county, but all rates within the following counties will increase by one percent:

  • Fulton County
  • Hamilton County
  • Mason County
  • Pike County
  • Randolph County
  • Shelby County

Sparta (Randolph County) is listed as a Home rule/ Non-Home Rule / County School Tax. Whatever it is, the sales tax rate is set to increase 1.50% to 8.25%.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.