Illinois Sales Tax Rate Changes for Certain Municipalities Including Cook, DuPage and McHenry Counties Effective July 1, 2021

Effective July 1, 2021, sales tax rates for many municipalities located within Illinois will increase!

Please update your cash registers and computer systems to account for the change. Make sure your sales staff knows to adjust their quotes for the change in rates if materials are going to be purchased or delivered after July 1, 2021.

Nearby municipalities that have increased their rates are Deer Park-Cook County (+0.50%), Harvey inside Harvey Dixie Highway Business District (+1.00%), Hanover Park-Cook County (+0.25%), Hanover Park-DuPage County (+0.25%), Oak Lawn-Cook County (+0.50%), and Spring Grove-McHenry County (+0.75%).

Other municipalities in Peoria, Kankakee, Livingston, Lake, Sangamon, McLean, Winnebago, Tazewell, Adams, Rock Island, and Jo Daviess counties have also changed their rates. Visit the Illinois Informational Bulletin for specifics on the business districts or municipalities impacted

You can also log on to the Illinois Department of Revenue website and look up the sales tax rates through their Tax Rate Finder Database on the “Businesses” tab. https://mytax.illinois.gov/_/#2

Keep in mind, if you receive reseller certificate forms from your customers (CRT-61 https://www2.illinois.gov/rev/forms/sales/Documents/sales/crt-61.pdf), it is your responsibility to verify that their IBT number is valid. To verify a registered business, use this link to Illinois’ website and go to the “Businesses” tab. https://mytax.illinois.gov/_/#2

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kelly Switt, Bill Sebastiano, Ashley Trabaris, or Marie Marshall at 847-956-1040.

Article by Marie Marshall

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