Tax Center

Amusement Tax ReturnThis tax must be collected by all operators of amusement as defined in the ordinance.  Concerts, sporting events, boat t… Read More
Bulk Sales Bulk Sales or Transfer Notice Form is to be filed by any person or business that is a seller, transferor, purchaser or transferee… Read More
NEW 11/8/2021 – Firearm and Firearm Ammunition Tax must be collected beginning November 15, 2021 Read More
Registration Complete and remit the Gambling Machine Tax Registration Application form to the mailing address noted on the form. Once you h… Read More
Gasoline Tax Return Reference the Gasoline Sample tax return for the registration of a Gasoline Tax Return. Every registered Distributor or… Read More
General Business License In order to effectively protect the public health, general welfare, and safety of the citizens of Cook County, bus… Read More
For reporting potential tax evasion, fraud, or abuse. Read More
Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook County… Read More
Hotel Accommodations Tax Return  Please use the registration form to register for the Cook County Hotel Accommodations Tax (this form can a… Read More
Liquor Tax Return and SchedulesReference the Sample tax return for registration of Liquor Tax Return. Every registered Wholesale Alcoholic B… Read More
New Motor Vehicle Tax ReturnReference the Sample tax return for the registration of New Motor Vehicle Tax Return. Every registered Motor Veh… Read More
Non-Retailer Use TaxGeneral InformationAn ordinance imposing a tax on the non-retail sale or transfer of tangible property titled or registe… Read More
Parking Lot and Garage OperationsEffective September 1, 2013, the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved a change to the structure of t… Read More
To pay your Property Taxes, please click below to be taken to the website of the Cook County Treasurer.  Read More
Property tax exemptions are provided for owners with the following situations: Read More
The Cook County Property Tax Portal is the result of collaboration among the elected officials who take part in the property tax system; the… Read More
RafflesNo person, firm or corporation, shall conduct continuous raffle games in a permanent location or facility in unincorporated Cook Coun… Read More
An ordinance for a tax imposed county-wide upon all persons in Cook County engaged in the business of selling tangible personal property at… Read More
About SP and LC CitationsSheriff Police (SP) citations consist of two different violation types: Parking and Compliance.  Both notices are h… Read More
Cook County Sweetened Beverage TaxOn November 10, 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax… Read More
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, there may be a delay in processing Cigarette Tax Stamp orders. Please contact our office at (312) 603-… Read More
USE TAX  This tax is imposed on the retail purchase of tangible personal property titled or registered with the State of Illinois to an add… Read More
Veterans Homeowner ExemptionsThe Cook County Assessor’s Office administers property tax exemptions that may contribute to lowering veteran's… Read More
Video Gaming Cook County now allows establishments licensed to sell alcohol for on-site consumption to install up to 6 video gaming termina… Read More
Voluntary Disclosure Program and Eligibility ProcessThe Cook County Department of Revenue is implementing a Voluntary Disclosure Program (Se… Read More
2022/2023 Wheel Tax Vehicle License Information To pay your 2022/2023 Wheel Tax liability, please scroll to the bottom of the screen and cl… Read More