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.

Apply for Voluntary Disclosure of Business Taxes
Apply for Voluntary Disclosure of Business Taxes
Bulk Sales Notice
Filing a Bulk Sales Notice
Business Taxes
Pay and file your City of Chicago business taxes
Financial Hardship
This Financial Hardship Application (“Application”) is a request for an agreement between a business or individual and the Chicago Department of Finance (the “Department”) that resolves the business’ or individual’s tax liability to the City of Chicago.
MyDec - Real Property Transfer Tax
EZ Dec is a website where attorneys, title companies and individuals can file real property transfer tax declarations online.
Real Property Transfer Tax Refund - Seniors
Section 3-33-060(O) of the Municipal Code includes a refund provision for the CTA portion of the Real Property Transfer Tax for transfers valued at $250,000.00 or less to transferees who are age 65 years or older and will occupy the property as the principal dwelling place for at least one year following the transfer.
Tax Fraud
Reporting Chicago Business Tax Fraud
Tax Ordinances
Find Chicago Business Tax Ordinances
Tax Refund
Apply for a Chicago Business Tax Refund




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