Sales Taxes

Sales taxes represent a significant source of revenue for the Village and are utilized to fund general Village operations and capital infrastructure investment.

The sales tax rate for general merchandise in Lake Zurich is 7.5%.
Here is how the 7.5% rate breaks down:

      6.25%   -   State of Illinois        (1% of this is shared with the Village)
      0.50%   -   Lake Zurich non-home rule sales tax    
      0.75%   -   Regional Transportation Authority 

     7.5%   TOTAL

The total revenue projected from this source is $6,366,708 in fiscal year 2015, a modest increase of 3% over the previous fiscal year.

By shopping in Lake Zurich, you help support local business and keep property taxes low.