Chapter 3-32


3-32-010    Tax imposed.

3-32-020    Assessment and collection.

*    Prior history: Ord. 2910 § 5 (Par. B.), 1995; Ord. 1853 §§ 1—3, 1969.

3-32-010 Tax imposed.

A.    A tax is hereby imposed upon all persons engaged in the business of selling tangible personal property, other than an item of tangible personal property titled or registered with an agency of this state’s government, at retail in this municipality at the rate of one and one-half (1.5%) percent of the gross receipts from such sales made in the course of such business while the ordinance codified in this chapter is in effect; and a tax is hereby imposed upon all persons engaged in this municipality in the business of making sales of service, at the rate of one and one-half (1.5%) percent of the selling price of all tangible personal property transferred by such servicemen as an incident to a sale of service. Such “home rule municipal retailers’ occupation tax” and the “home rule municipal service occupation tax” shall not be applicable to the sales of food for human consumption which is to be consumed off the premises where it is sold (other than soft drinks and food that has been prepared for immediate consumption) and prescription and nonprescription medicines, drugs, medical appliances and insulin, urine testing materials, syringes and needles used by diabetics.

B.    The imposition of these home rule taxes is in accordance with the provision of Sections 8-11-1 and 8-11-5, respectively, of the “Illinois Municipal Code” (65 ILCS 5/8-11-1 and 5/8-11-5). (Ord. 3365 § 2, 2018; Ord. 3209 § 1, 2008)

3-32-020 Assessment and collection.

The taxes hereby imposed, and all civil penalties that may be assessed as an incident thereto, shall be collected and enforced by the Department of Revenue of the state of Illinois. The Department of Revenue shall have full power to administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter. (Ord. 3209 § 2, 2008)