Illinois Sales Tax on Amazon Purchases Illinois: Sales Tax Handbook


Are Amazon Purchases subject to sales tax?

While Illinois' sales tax generally applies to most transactions, certain items have special treatment in many states when it comes to sales taxes. This page describes the taxability of amazon purchases in Illinois. To learn more, see a full list of taxable and tax-exempt items in Illinois.

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A 2011 law passed to force Amazon to collect sales taxes, titled the "Main Street Fairness Act", was overturned as unconstitutional by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2013. However, Amazon has announced plans to build several facilities in Illinois by 2017, which means that they will begin collecting sales taxes in the state by that time.

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