Illinois – Soda Tax Rollout Leaves Chicago-Area Shoppers Grumbling, Confused

Chicago Tribune by Alley Marotti, Grace Wong and Greg Trotter August 3, 2017 Cook County’s long-delayed tax on sweetened beverages took effect Wednesday amid confusion, leaving retailers grumbling and shoppers plotting soda runs to neighboring counties. The penny-per-ounce tax applies Continue reading Illinois – Soda Tax Rollout Leaves Chicago-Area Shoppers Grumbling, Confused

Illinois – City of Chicago Electronic Download Amusements Subject To 9% Tax Starting September 1, 2015 Amusement Tax Ruling #5

SALT Report 3706 – Downloaded music, videos, gaming and so on…subject to an additional 9% amusement tax in the City of Chicago. The City of Chicago released their Ruling #5 on June 9, 2015 with an effective date of July Continue reading Illinois – City of Chicago Electronic Download Amusements Subject To 9% Tax Starting September 1, 2015 Amusement Tax Ruling #5

Illinois – Amendments to the Chicago Personal Property Lease Transaction Tax

SALT Report 2897 – The Chicago Department of Finance issued guidance regarding amendments to the personal property lease transaction tax that will go into effect on September 1, 2013.  The amendments specifically address the application of the tax to certain transactions Continue reading Illinois – Amendments to the Chicago Personal Property Lease Transaction Tax