Sales and Local Taxes/Fees

The following rates provide the total sales tax rates and also how the State of Illinois distributes the tax to the various taxing bodies. All sales taxes are collected by the State of Illinois for distribution. This information is for reference only. For tax purposes, please consult a tax professional. Please call 630-454-2031 for more information.

Sales Tax Rate
  • Effective July 1, 2014 the General Merchandise Rate is 8%
  • The sales tax rate on qualifying food and drugs is 1.75%
  • The sales tax rate on registered vehicles is 7%

New General Merchandise Rate

Tax Rate
State 5.00%
State - Batavia Municipal Share 1.00%
County 0.25%
Batavia - Local Home Rule Tax 1.00%
RTA - Local
0.75%
Total Sales Tax on General Merchandise
8.00%

Food and Drug Sales Tax Rate

Tax Rate
State - Batavia Municipal Share
1%
RTA - Local
0.75%

Registered Vehicle Tax Rate

Tax Rate
State 5.00%
State - Batavia Municipal Share 1.00%
County 0.25%
RTA - Local
0.75%
Total Sales Tax on Vehicles 7.00%

Batavia Local City Service Taxes

Tax Rate
Local Sales Tax (as of July 1, 2014)
1%
Telecommunications Tax (Cellular and Land Lines)
6%
Electric Franchise Fee
4%
Water Utility Tax
4%
Cable Franchise Fee
5%
Municipal Retail Motor Fuel Tax
$0.01/Gal. to 1/31/16  $0.02/Gal after 2/1/16
Municipal Liqour Tax 2% after 2/1/16
Residential Leaf and Brush Fee $4/month 
Liquor Sales Tax (Eff. 2-1-16) 2%