Illinois Sales Tax Rates: Lake County
Lake County, Illinois Sales Tax Rate 2020 Up to 8.75%
While many counties do levy a countywide sales tax, Lake County does not. The Illinois sales tax of 6.25% applies countywide. Some cities and local governments in Lake County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 2.5%.
Here's how Lake County's maximum sales tax rate of 8.75% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Higher maximum sales tax than 83% of Illinois counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 83% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in Lake County, Illinois
The total sales tax rate in any given location can be broken down into state, county, city, and special district rates. Illinois has a 6.25% sales tax and Lake County collects an additional N/A, so the minimum sales tax rate in Lake County is 6.25% (not including any city or special district taxes). This table shows the total sales tax rates for all cities and towns in Lake County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Round Lake||7.5%||Round Lake Beach|
|Buffalo Grove||8%||Buffalo Grove (Lake Co)|
|Lake Zurich||7.5%||Lake Zurich|
|Lake Villa||7%||Lake County|
|Highland Park||8%||Highland Park|
|Deerfield||8%||Deerfield (Lake Co)|
|Vernon Hills||7.25%||Vernon Hills|
|Lake Forest||8%||Lake Forest|
|North Chicago||7%||North Chicago|
|Lake Bluff||8%||Lake Bluff|
|Fox Lake||7%||Fox Lake (Lake Co)|
|Winthrop Harbor||7%||Winthrop Harbor|
|Great Lakes||7%||North Chicago|
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Lake County, Illinois has a maximum sales tax rate of 8.75% and an approximate population of 583,986.
Sales tax rates in Lake County are determined by 21 different tax jurisdictions, Zion, Waukegan, Lake County, Fox Lake (Lake Co), Highwood, Wauconda, Deerfield (Lake Co), Grayslake, Mundelein, Wadsworth, Lake Bluff, Round Lake Beach, North Chicago, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Vernon Hills, Buffalo Grove (Lake Co), Highland Park and Winthrop Harbor.
Back to Illinois Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Lake County are current as of July 2020