Low Taxes

Oak Brook

Out of 34 communities in DuPage County, Oak Brook is rated number one for having the lowest commercial and residential property tax rates. Oak Brook has NO MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAX.
Oak Brook’s sales tax remains among the lowest in the Chicago region at 7.5%, compared to Chicago and Rosemont’s 10.25%. In addition, Oak Brook’s hotel tax is only 9%, compared to Rosemont’s 14% and Chicago’s 17.4%. Oak Brook requires no local business license nor does it impose a food and beverage tax.

 

TAX DESCRIPTION OAK BROOK TAX RATE
Municipal property tax 0%
Food/beverage tax 0%
Retail sales tax 7.5%
Utility tax-electric 5%
Utility tax-gas 5%
Telecommunications tax 6%
Hotel/motel tax 9%
Impact Fee None

 

Oakbrook Terrace

Oakbrook Terrace is ranked number 7 for having one of the lowest commercial and residential property tax rates at .37% in DuPage County. Oakbrook Terrace’s sales tax is also among the lowest in the Chicago region at 8%, again compared to 10.25% in Rosemont and Chicago. Oakbrook Terrace also adheres to a low hotel tax of 6%, significantly lower than Rosemont’s 13% or Chicago’s 16.4%.

 

Other Taxes:

Hotel & Motel 6.00%

Hotel & Motel Taxes Extended Stay 6.00%

Amusement 4.00%

Off-Track Betting Host Fee 1.00%

Telecommunications Utility 6.00%

Electric Utility 5.00%

 

 

Tax Rate Comparison

 

Rank Municipality Tax Rate Assumed $10,000,000 Property Tax Annual Oak Brook Advantage
1 Oak Brook 3.5786 $119,287  
2 Willowbrook 4.942 $164,733 $45,446
3 Burr Ridge 5.0582 $168,607 $49,320
4 Hinsdale 5.2907 $176,357 $57,070
5 Downers Grove 5.9306 $197,687 $78,400
6 Clarendon Hills 5.9594 $198,647 $79,360
7 Oakbrook Terrace 6.2985 $209,950 $90,663
8 Elmhurst 6.6381 $221,270 $101,983
9 Naperville 6.7696 $225,653 $106,366
10 Darien 6.9445 $231,483 $112,196
11 Westmont 7.041 $234,700 $115,413
12 Winfield 7.5191 $250,637 $131,350
13 Warrenville 7.5339 $251,130 $131,843
14 Wheaton 7.6433 $254,777 $135,490
15 Villa Park 7.6717 $255,723 $136,436
16 Itasca 7.7934 $259,780 $140,493
17 Wood Dale 7.8544 $261,813 $142,526
18 Lisle 7.9953 $266,510 $147,223
19 Glen Ellyn 8.0213 $267,377 $148,090
20 Bloomingdale 8.2078 $273,593 $154,306
21 Wayne 8.4992 $283,307 $164,020
22 Roselle 8.6863 $289,543 $170,256
23 Addison 8.8011 $293,370 $174,083
24 Lombard 8.8082 $293,607 $174,320
25 Elk Grove Village 9.1181 $303,937 $184,650
26 Aurora 9.2463 $308,210 $188,923
27 Woodridge 9.3286 $310,953 $191,666
28 Bolingbrook 9.4578 $315,260 $195,973
29 Bensenville 9.7605 $325,350 $206,063
30 Carol Stream 9.7925 $326,417 $207,130
31 Bartlett 9.9937 $333,123 $213,836
32 West Chicago 10.8074 $360,247 $240,960
33 Hanover Park 10.9894 $366,313 $247,026
34 Glendale Heights 12.4291 $414,303 $295,016

Source: DuPage County Clerk’s Office 2016 Rates