Tax Information

Various Funds

The sales tax rate for unprepared food and all drugs is 2.25%. The sales tax rate for purchases of all general merchandise is 10.25%. This rate is shared by several taxing districts.

Region Rate
State of Illinois 5.00%
State Mass Transit 0.25%
Regional Mass Transit 1.00%
County of Cook 1.75%
Village of Niles 2.25%

The Niles portion of the sales tax (2.25%) is the primary source of general revenue for the Village. By fostering a vibrant retail economy, the Village can hold the line on property taxes while providing unparalleled services to our residents and businesses.

The five year history, by fiscal year, for sales tax collections is as follows:
Year Total
2019 $27,386,124
2018 $27,191,755
2017 $26,897,035
2016 $26,952,901
2015 $26,853,807