The overall sales tax rate for most purchases in the City of Champaign is as follows:
- State: 6.25%
- County-Public Safety: 0.25%
- County-School Facility: 1.00%
- City-Home Rule: 1.25%
- TOTAL: 8.75%
Home-Rule Sales Tax applies only to sales of general merchandise, and is not charged on sales of items which require title or registration (such as automobiles), or to the sales of groceries, drugs, or medical appliances.
The tax on sales of groceries, drugs and medical appliances is 1%.
The total tax on food and beverages sold for immediate consumption is 9.25% due to the current Food and Beverage Tax of 0.50%.
The tax on sales of vehicles is 6.25%.
Telecommunication taxes are as follows:
- State: 7.00%
- City: 6.00%
- Total: 13.00%
Information from: Illinois Tax Rate Finder – https://www.revenue.state.il.us/app/trii/