Frequently Asked Questions

Telecommunications Tax

The State of Illinois collects the 6% Telecommunications Tax on behalf of all municipalities in the State of Illinois. Please see the Illinois Department of Revenue website for compliance details.

Sales Tax

The sales tax rate for most of Carpentersville is 9%.

The Village receives 3% of the 9%. Here is how the 9% rate breaks down:

  • 5% State of Illinois
  • 1% Village Share Municipal Tax
  • 2% Village Share Home Rule Tax
  • 0.75% Regional Transportation Authority
  • 0.25% Kane County
  • 9% Total