Telecommunications Tax & Utility Tax

Telecommunications Tax
The State of Illinois has collected the 6% Telecommunications Tax on behalf of all municipalities in the State of Illinois since January 2, 2003. Please see the IL Department of Revenue website for compliance details.

Municipal Utility Tax - Natural Gas
A tax is imposed upon the privilege of using or consuming natural gas acquired in a purchase at retail and used or consumed within the corporate limits of the Village at the rate of five percent (5%) of the gross receipts therefrom.

Municipal Utility Tax - Electric
Pursuant to Section 8-11-2 of the Illinois Municipal Code, a tax is imposed upon the privilege of using or consuming electricity acquired in a purchase at retail and used or consumed within the corporate limits of the Village at the following rates, calculated on a monthly basis for each purchaser:

  Kilowatt-Hours Used or Consumed in a Month Cost Per Kilowatt-Hour
First                             2,000 0.61 cents
Next                          48,000 0.40 cents
Next                          50,000 0.36 cents
Next                        400,000 0.35 cents
Next                        500,000 0.34 cents
Next                    2,000,000 0.32 cents
Next                    2,000,000 0.315 cents
Next                    5,000,000 0.31 cents
Next                  10,000,000 0.305 cents
All in excess of                  20,000,000 0.30 cents