Illinois – State Local Governments Want In On Tax Revenue From Online Sales

SPRINGFIELD — A U.S. Supreme Court decision last year allows states to collect sales taxes from online retailers, even if they don’t have a physical presence in the state.

Now, Illinois cities and counties want in on that action, too.

“We just want to make sure that we can capture locally-imposed sales taxes on out-of-state retailers online,” said Brad Cole, executive director of the Illinois Municipal League, which represents more than 1,200 local communities throughout the state.

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by grant morgan
march 25, 2019