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What We Do

Tax Collection and Enforcement

Department of Finance

Tax Division

333 S. State Street - Room 300

Chicago, IL 60604


The Department of Finance’s mission is administer the City of Chicago’s tax law uniformly and fairly. Critical to this mission, and the reporting and the collection process, are our efforts to help taxpayers understand and comply with such taxes.

Most Recent News (Tax Collection and Enforcement)

Jan 11, 2016 Application for Small New Business Exemption
Jan 11, 2016 MPEA Airport Departure Tax Stamp Process Change
Dec 22, 2015 New Liquid Nicotine Product Tax Effective 1/1/16
Dec 11, 2015 URPO Ruling 5 Effective 1-1-2016: Mandate of on-line tax filing
Nov 19, 2015 November 2015 Transaction Tax Information Bulletin

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