Sales Tax

The State of Illinois administers and collects a sales tax on the purchase of goods and merchandise. A portion of the tax is remitted to municipalities and other government agencies. The total tax rate depends in which municipality and county the purchase is made.

The total sales tax rate in Schaumburg depends in which county the Schaumburg business is located. The attached sales tax rate breakdown presents detailed information on the sales tax rate distribution. The village receives only a small portion of the total sales tax collected.

Questions regarding the collection of sales tax should be directed to the Illinois Department of Revenue.
 

STATE SALES TAX RATES
WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2013
 

Cook

DuPage

County

County

TAX ON GENERAL MERCHANDISE

State of Illinois

5.00%

5.00%

Village of Schaumburg

1.00%

1.00%

Regional Transportation Authority

1.25%

0.75%

DuPage County

0.00%

0.25%

Village of Schaumburg Home Rule Sales Tax

1.00%

1.00%

Cook County Home Rule Sales Tax

.75%

0.00%

TOTAL TAX ON GENERAL MERCHANDISE

9.00%

8.00%

 

*TAX ON LIQUOR AND PREPARED FOODS

2.00%

2.00%

TOTAL TAX ON PREPARED FOOD AND BEVERAGE                11.00%   10.00%

TAX ON GROCERIES & DRUGS

Village of Schaumburg

1.00%

1.00%

Regional Transportation Authority

1.25%

0.75%

TOTAL TAX ON GROCERIES & DRUGS

2.25%

1.75%

 

 

TAX ON LICENSED VEHICLES:

State of Illinois

5.00%

5.00%

Village of Schaumburg

1.00%

1.00%

Regional Transportation Authority

1.25%

  .75%

DuPage County         .25%
^Cook County Use Tax                        1.00%

TOTAL TAX ON LICENSED VEHICLES

8.25%

7.00%

  

*  The Village of Schaumburg also imposes a 2% food and beverage tax which is remitted directly to the village by retailers subject to collecting the tax.    

^ Cook County imposes a licensed vehicle use tax collected directly by the county.              

Disclaimer:  The village believes these sales tax rates to be current. Retailers should confirm state sales tax rates with the Illinois Department of Revenue at 217.785.6520, Cook County Department of Revenue at 312.603.6870, and DuPage Tax Revenue Department at 630.407.5540.

 
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