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Illinois sales tax rate changes, July 2016

 Lots of local sales tax rate changes planned for Illinois, July 2016.

Beginning July 1, 2016, sales and use tax rates will increase in more than three dozen tax jurisdictions in Illinois. Businesses that sell into affected areas must be prepared to collect the correct rate of tax on that date.


Sales and use tax rates in the counties listed below all increase by 1%, effective July 1:

  • Bond County
  • Brown County
  • Edwards County
  • Hardin County
  • Johnson County
  • Macoupin County
  • Monroe County

Home rule

Home rule jurisdictions impose and administer their own taxes. Taxpayers should address any tax questions to the municipality directly. The jurisdictions below are listed with the new rates.

  • Alsip (Cook County), 10.00%
  • East Dundee (Cook County), 11.00%
  • East Dundee (Kane County), 9%
    • E Dundee IL RTE 72 & 25 Business District, 9.75%
    • Dundee Gateway Bus. Dist., 9.75%
    • Christina Drive Bus. Dist., 9.50%
  • Elmhurst (Cook County), 10.00%
  • Elmhurst (DuPage County), 8.00%
  • Glendale Heights (DuPage County), 8.25%
  • Lake in the Hills (McHenry County), 8.00%
  • Peoria (Peoria County), 8.50%
    • Peoria Hospitality Improvement Zone Business District, 9.50%
  • Riverwoods (Lake County), 8.00%
  • Woodridge (Cook County), 9.75%
  • Woodridge (DuPage County), 7.75%
  • Woodridge (Will County), 7.75%

Non-home rule

The jurisdictions below are listed with the new rates.

  • Altamont Business District (Altamont, Effingham County), 7.50%
  • Beecher (Will County), 8.00%
  • Carlyle (Clinton County), 6.75%
  • Chenoa (McLean County), 7.25%
  • Dwight (Grundy County), 7.25%
  • Dwight (Livingston County), 8.25%
  • Farmer City Bus. Dist. 1, 7.25%
  • Johnsburg (McHenry County), 7.50%
  • Forest Hills Road Bus. Dist. (Loves Park, Winnebago County), 9.25%
  • Monroe Center (Ogle County), 7.25%
  • Downtown & South City Bus. Dist. (Mount Carroll, Carroll County), 7.50%
  • Irving Park Road Bus. Dist. (Roselle, DuPage County), 7.50%
  • West Main Street Bus. Dist. (Shelbyville, Shelby County), 8.25%
  • Green Mount Business Dist. (Shiloh, St. Clair County), 8.35%
  • Waterman (DeKalb County) 6.25% +1.00% 7.25%
  • Downtown Bus. District 1, (West Dundee, Kane County), 9.50%
  • Riverbend Bus. District 1 (Wood River, Madison County), 7.85%

Additional information, including pre-July 1 rates, is available here.

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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.