Illinois Sales Tax on Medical Goods and Services Illinois: Sales Tax Handbook


Are Medical Goods and Services 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 medical goods and services in Illinois, including medical devices, medical services and medicines. To learn more, see a full list of taxable and tax-exempt items in Illinois.

Medical Devices
In the state of Illinois, they are taxed at a 1% reduced rate. However, some sorts of personal grooming and hygiene products are not qualified for the reduced rate as of September 1, 2009.

Medical Services
Sales of medical services are exempt from the sales tax in Illinois.

In the state of Illinois, medications are taxed at a reduced rate.

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