Illinois sales tax

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Illinois state sales tax rate

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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Local Illinois sales tax rates

City Counties State Sales Tax Rate County Sales Tax Rate City Sales Tax Rate Special Sales Tax Rate Total Sales Tax Rate
Chicago Cook County 6.25% 1.75% 1.25% 1.00% 10.25%
Aurora DuPage County 6.25% 0.00% 1.25% 0.75% 8.25%
Rockford Winnebago County 6.25% 1.00% 1.00% Specify Address 8.25% (1)
Joliet Kendall County 6.25% 0.00% 1.75% 0.75% 8.75%
Naperville DuPage County 6.25% 0.00% 0.75% 0.75% 7.75%
Springfield Sangamon County 6.25% 1.00% 2.50% Specify Address 9.75% (1)
Peoria Peoria County 6.25% 1.00% 1.75% 1.00% 10.00%
Elgin Cook County 6.25% 0.00% 1.50% 0.75% 8.50%
Waukegan Lake County 6.25% 0.00% 1.50% 0.75% 8.50%
Champaign Champaign County 6.25% 1.25% 1.50% Specify Address 9.00% (1)
  1. In some Illinois cities, special sales tax rates depend on the exact street address. Use our sales tax calculator below to determine your exact rate.

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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.

Illinois sales tax guide for businesses

Just getting started? Our Illinois Sales Tax Guide for Businesses can help you understand the ins and outs of sales tax compliance.