Illinois sales tax

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Illinois state sales tax rate

6.25%
Base state sales tax rate 6.25%
Local rate range* 0%-4.75%
Total rate range* 6.25%-11%

* Due to varying local sales tax rates, we strongly recommend using our Illinois sales tax calculator to determine the exact sales tax rate for your location.

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Illinois sales tax information

The Illinois (IL) state sales tax rate is currently 6.25%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 11%.

Other, local-level tax rates in the state of Illinois include home rule, non-home rule, water commission, mass transit, park district, business district, county public safety, public facilities or transportation, and county school facility tax. In addition, local government units may impose taxes or fees that the department does not collect.

Businesses selling tangible personal property at retail are required to register with the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Effective January 1, 2020, marketplace facilitators are required to collect tax on sales made by or on behalf of their third-party sellers in Illinois if, in the preceding 12-month period, cumulative gross receipts from sales of tangible personal property or taxable services to purchasers in Illinois by the marketplace facilitator and its marketplace sellers are $100,000 or more; or the marketplace facilitator and sellers cumulatively enter into 200 or more separate transactions for the sale of tangible personal property or taxable services into Illinois. 

Illinois Sales Tax Rate Guide

Illinois sales tax guide for businesses

Our free, online guide covers all aspects of managing Illinois sales tax compliance. Topics include:

  • Business registration
  • Collecting sales tax
  • Filing sales tax returns
  • State nexus obligations
  • And more!

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Illinois sales tax calculator

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Why can't I just use the ZIP code?

  • There are often multiple sales tax rates per ZIP code, county, and city.
  • ZIP codes often overlap, or become subsets of other ZIP codes, or represent no geographic region at all.
  • ZIP codes aren't stable. In any given year, the USPS makes numerous boundary changes to ZIP code areas.

For the most accurate sales tax rate, use an exact street address.

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What do these tax rates mean?

  • The combined tax rate is the total sales tax rate of the jurisdiction for the address you submitted.

  • The jurisdiction breakdown shows the different sales tax rates making up the combined rate.

  • While most taxable products are subject to the combined sales tax rate, some items are taxed differently at state and local levels. Be sure to apply the correct sales tax rate to your sale.

The rates presented are current for the date and time you submitted the address, but may change at any time with new tax legislation.

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How to use this sales tax rate

  1. Determine who's responsible to collect and remit the sales tax amount. 

  2. Determine if your product or service is taxable in the responsible party’s jurisdictions.

  3. Apply the sales tax rate shown above to your taxable product or service’s value.

Illinois sales tax resources

Illinois sales tax rate changes

Need to know which sales tax rates in Illinois are changing? Check out our tax rate change tracker for details.

Illinois sales tax quick reference guide

This one-page guide to Illinois sales tax covers collection, filing, and due dates. Think of it as your compliance cheat-sheet.