Ground Transportation Tax (7595, 7595EZ, 7595US)

  

Municipal Code Reference: 3-46
CAPS Code Reference:  
Tax Return Form Code: Form 7595
Form 7595EZ
Form 7595US
Procedure: The Ground Transportation Tax applies to businesses that provide ground transportation vehicles for hire in Chicago to passengers for consideration.
Tax Rates:

AS OF 1-1-19

    • Taxicabs: $98 per month (city cabs); $3.50 per taxable day (non-city cabs)
    • Vehicle capacity 10 or less: $3.50 per taxable day
    • Transportation Network Providers - $0.60 per vehicle per ride
    • Transportation Network Providers - Rides accepted to or from Chicago airports, McCormick Place, or Navy Pier: $5.60 per vehicle per ride
    • Vehicle capacity 11-24: $6.00 per taxable day
    • Vehicle capacity 25 or more: $9.00 per taxable day
    • Pedicabs: $1.00 per taxable day

AS OF 1-1-18

    • Taxicabs: $98 per month (city cabs); $3.50 per taxable day (non-city cabs)
    • Vehicle capacity 10 or less: $3.50 per taxable day
    • Transportation Network Providers - Class A: $0.55 per vehicle per ride
    • Transportation Network Providers - Class B: $0.80 per vehicle per ride
    • Transportation Network Providers (Class A or B) - Rides accepted to or from Chicago airports, McCormick Place, or Navy Pier: $5.55 per vehicle per ride
    • Vehicle capacity 11-24: $6.00 per taxable day
    • Vehicle capacity 25 or more: $9.00 per taxable day
    • Pedicabs: $1.00 per taxable day
Exemptions, Deductions and Credits: Taxis will be categorized based on the number of medallions each one owns. These classifications will determine the frequency of payment (monthly, quarterly, annually). These coupons will be mailed to you in a separate mailing. The coupons will reflect the correct classification for the taxpayer. The classifications are as follows:

ACO = Annual taxpayer (taxpayers with 1 medallion)
QCO = Quarterly taxpayer (taxpayers with 2-99 medallions)
MCO = Monthly taxpayer (taxpayers with 100 or more medallions)

Rulings and Procedures: January 2002 Information Bulletin - Ground Transportation Tax

 

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