Sales Tax Rate In $locality Illinois 2023 Adams County, Illinois Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Adams County



2023 Adams County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Illinois State Sales Tax 6.25%
Adams County Sales Tax 0.25%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 6.50% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Adams County, Illinois sales tax is 6.50% , consisting of 6.25% Illinois state sales tax and 0.25% Adams County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.25% county sales tax.

  • The Adams County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Adams County
  • Adams County collects a 0.25% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Illinois law
  • Adams County has a lower sales tax than 81.4% of Illinois' other cities and counties

Adams County Illinois Sales Tax Exemptions

ADAMS COUNTY - Local sales tax map

In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Many municipalities exempt or charge special sales tax rates to certain types of transactions. Groceries and prepared food are subject to special sales tax rates under Illinois law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Illinois state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.

Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Illinois's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Adams County.

Groceries:1.25% Clothing:6.5% Prepared Food:8.5% Prescription Drugs:0.25% Non-Prescription Drugs:0.25%

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All merchants operating in Adams County must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Illinois Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Illinois sales tax.

Adams County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Adams County sales tax region partially or fully covers 12 zip codes in Illinois. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Illinois here

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