Illinois Announces Sales Tax Rate Changes for January 2013

The Illinois Department of Revenue has announced a number of local sales tax rate changes that are scheduled to take effect January 1, 2013.

Changes will affect the following locally imposed sales taxes:

Sales Tax Rate Changes for Sales of General Merchandise:

JurisdictionCombined Rate Ending 2012Rate ChangeNew 2013 Combined RateType of Local Tax
Carlinville, in Plaza Business District6.25%+1.00%7.25%Business District
Colinsville, in Crossing South Business District8.60%+0.50%9.10%Business District
Farmersville6.25%+1.00%7.25%Non-Home Rule
Glen Carbon, in Illinois Route 157 Bus. District6.85%+1.00%7.85%Business District
Glenview, in Chestnut-Waukegan Bus. District9.00%+1.00%9.75% (due to Cook County Home Rule Decrease of 0.25%)Business District
Hopkins Park (Kankakee County)6.25%+3.00%9.25% Home Rule
Matteson, in Lincoln Hwy/Cicero Avenue Development Business District8.25%+1.00%9.00% (due to Cook County Home Rule Decrease of 0.25%)Business District
Morton Grove9.25%+0.25%9.25% (due to Cook County Home Rule Decrease of 0.25%)Business District
Westchester8.25%+1.00%9.00%Non-Home Rule

In addition, a decrease of 0.25% will affect the Cook County Home Rule Sales Tax in January 2103. As a result, if your December 31, 2012 rate is 8.25%, your January 1, 2013 rate will be 8.00%. If your December 31, 2012 rate is 8.50%, your January 1, 2013 rate will be 8.25%, and so on.

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