2016 Mascoutah, Illinois Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Mascoutah
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Illinois State Sales Tax||6.25%|
|County Sales Tax||N/A|
|Mascoutah Sales Tax||0.25%|
|Special Sales Tax||1.10%|
|Combined Sales Tax||7.60% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Mascoutah, Illinois sales tax is 7.60% , consisting of 6.25% Illinois state sales tax and 1.35% Mascoutah local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.25% city sales tax and a 1.10% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).
- The Mascoutah Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Mascoutah
- Mascoutah collects a 1.35% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Illinois law
- Mascoutah has a higher sales tax than 72.2% of Illinois' other cities and counties
Mascoutah Illinois Sales Tax Exemptions
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 Mascoutah.
Mascoutah Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Mascoutah 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.
Mascoutah Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Mascoutah sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 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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