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Illinois: New Local Tax Rates, April 2015


 Anderson Japanese Gardens, Rockford Illinois.

The City of Rockford, Illinois, is the third most popular city in the state. Effective April 1, 2015, the city will impose a 1% municipal automobile renting occupation and use tax.

According to an Illinois Department of Revenue informational bulletin, the new combined rate for Rockford will be 6%:

  • 1% municipal automobile renting occupation and use tax
  • 5% state automobile renting occupation and use tax

The tax should be reported on Form ART-1.

Find accurate local sales and use tax rates for all states. Learn more.

photo credit: Strolling Bridge at the Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, Illinois via photopin (license)


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.