Bellwood (IL) Sales Tax

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The Bellwood sales tax rate is 10.50%

Taxing jurisdiction Rate
Illinois state sales tax 6.25%
Cook County sales tax 1.75%
City tax 1.50%
Special tax 1.00%
Combined Sales Tax 10.50%

Bellwood sales Tax Calculator Illinois

To make it easier to calculate the Bellwood (IL) Sales tax, we have created a calculator. All that you need to input is the zip code and the number of goods bought. The calculator will tell you how much you should approximately pay in sales tax. The tools are free to use and very simple.

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How does the Bellwood sales tax compare to the rest of Illinois?

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Each vendor in the USA needs to charge sales tax to the items and services that they sell. The Department of Revenue collects the sales tax proceeds from the vendors. The Bellwood, IL sales tax rate is 10.50%. This includes 6.25% Illinois state sales tax, 1.75% Cook County sales tax and 1.00% special tax.

A merchant adds the sales tax to all the qualifying sales completed in Bellwood, IL. The Bellwood sales tax should be clearly stated on the invoice. There are some specific goods and services are tax-exempt in Bellwood (Illinois). Alcohol, tobacco and gas are subject to excise tax.


The 10.50% sales tax rate of the Bellwood, IL applies to the following list of zip codes: 60104.

The vendor needs to check their district zip code to make sure that they are charging the right sales tax for the business transactions.

There are 16230 people in and around Bellwood. It is important to be aware that zip-code boundaries do not always coincide with general boundaries. Therefore, when choosing sales tax rates, you should not focus only on zip-codes. In the event of a dispute, it is recommended that you contact the Internal Revenue Service to determine sales tax rates for you.

Alternative sales tax rate for Bellwood

City Combined Tax State Rate County Tax City Tax Special Tax
Elgin 8.50% 6.25% 0% 1.50% 0.75%
Palatine 10.00% 6.25% 1.75% 1.00% 1.00%
Streamwood 10.00% 6.25% 1.75% 1.00% 1.00%
Wheeling 10.00% 6.25% 1.75% 1.00% 1.00%
Wilmette 10.00% 6.25% 1.75% 1.00% 1.00%
Winnetka 9.00% 6.25% 1.75% 0% 1.00%
Carol Stream 8.00% 6.25% 0% 1.00% 0.75%
Bartlett 10.00% 6.25% 1.75% 1.00% 1.00%
Addison 8.00% 6.25% 0% 1.00% 0.75%
Bloomingdale 7.50% 6.25% 0% 0.50% 0.75%
Bensenville 8.00% 6.25% 0% 1.00% 0.75%
Waukegan 8.50% 6.25% 0% 1.50% 0.75%
Buffalo Grove 8.00% 6.25% 0% 1.00% 0.75%
Zion 7.00% 6.25% 0% 0% 0.75%
Wauconda 7.00% 6.25% 0% 0% 0.75%
North Chicago 7.00% 6.25% 0% 0% 0.75%
Algonquin 7.75% 6.25% 0% 0.75% 0.75%
Woodstock 8.00% 6.25% 0% 1.00% 0.75%
Carpentersville 9.00% 6.25% 0% 2.00% 0.75%
Dundee 8.50% 6.25% 0% 1.50% 0.75%
Dekalb 8.00% 6.25% 0% 1.75% 0%

Popular questions about sales tax in Bellwood

How is an excise tax different from a sales tax?

There are some special goods and services that do not qualify for the sales tax rate but instead are charged another rate. The most common category of these items falls under the excise tax. This is a special tax rate that is charged to gas, fuel, tobacco, and other goods that are heavily regulated by the government. Some services qualify for excise tax, such as using the highway. Air travel is in this category too.

Who collects sales tax?

Sales taxes are collected by the Department of Revenue. The taxes go to the General Fund, and it funds government expenses. Some parts of the sales tax fund state operations, such as K-12 education. The money can be used to fund other public services. The money collected from taxes is also used to pay the wages of jobs that are related to government agencies, such as police departments, libraries, museums, etc.

When is sales tax due?

You need to know all the applicable sales taxes that you should collect. You collect these taxes on each transaction. When it comes time to file your business quarterly returns, you declare your sales taxes collected and you pay them to the Department OF Revenue. You pay these taxes on January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 15. The type of sales taxes collected, and the rate depends on the business incorporation location and the applicable laws of that location.

How many states have sales tax?

45 states (do not levy these taxes in the states Alaska, Oregon, Delaware, Montana and New Hampshire) and the District of Columbia impose general sales taxes that apply to the sale or lease of most goods and some services, and states also may levy selective sales taxes on the sale or lease of particular goods or services. States may grant local governments the authority to impose additional general or selective sales taxes.

Who pays sales tax?

The first detail to know about sales taxes is that some states imposer the sale tax on the vendor, some to the buyer, and some states place sales taxes on both entities. It is important to know who pays the tax, as this affects whether you can claim the taxes as a refund or not.