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Illinois Prepaid Sales Tax for Motor Fuel, July 2015


 Discover Illinois prepaid sales tax rates for motor fuel.

Effective July 1, 2015, the prepaid sales tax for motor fuel in Illinois will decrease.

These prepaid sales tax rates are subject to change twice annually, January 1 and July 1. The rate for the period January 1 through June 30 is 15 cents per gallon for gasohol/biodiesel and 19 cents per gallon for gasoline and other motor fuels.

Rates for July 1 – December 31, 2015 are as follows:

  • Gasohol/biodiesel: 11 cents per gallon
  • Gasoline/other motor fuels: 14 cents per gallon

Additional information is available through the Illinois Department of Revenue.

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Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
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.