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Elgin, Illinois

Competitive taxes for growing your business

Tax Rate

Businesses and residents are subject to a combination of state, county, and city taxes. These include income tax, property tax, sales tax, and various other fees and assessments. The specific rate applicable depends on various factors, including property value, income level, and business activity.

Here are some key tax details for Elgin:

Kane County

Taxing JurisdictionRate
Illinois state sales tax 6.25%
Elgin tax1.5%
Special tax0.75%
Kane County0%
Combined tax rate
8.50%

Cook County

Taxing JurisdictionRate
Illinois state sales tax 6.25%
Elgin tax1.5%
Special tax1%
Cook County1.75%
Combined tax rate
10.50%

Property Tax
Property taxes in Elgin are determined by the assessed value of real estate properties. The tax rate is set by different taxing bodies, including the city of Elgin, Kane County, local school districts, and other local government entities. The specific tax rate may vary depending on the location and classification of the property.

Federal Tax
Businesses and individuals in Elgin are subject to federal taxes, including income taxes, payroll taxes, and self-employment taxes. These federal taxes are administered by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Other Taxes & Fees
There may be additional taxes and fees, such as utility taxes, hotel taxes, and licensing fees. The specific rates and requirements for these taxes and fees may vary.

Elgin has a lower cost of doing business than many other Illinois cities

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