2007/10/Chicago Transfer Tax

Below is a helpful list of transfer tax rates / stamps normally required for the Metro Chicago area and who is customarily responsible for these fees. Please check with your real estate attorney for precise details as we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this data. Also feel free to reference http://cmetro.ctic.com/forms.asp which updates monthly

Area: Tax
Levied:
Customarily
Paid By:
Effective
Date:
State
of Illinois
0.50
/1,000.00
Seller  
Cook
County
0.25
/1,000.00
Seller  
Alsip 3.50
/1,000.00
Seller 5/1/94
Bartlett     5/1/94
Bedford
Park
50.00
flat fee
Seller 5/11/96
Bellwood 5.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 7/18/96
Berkley $2.00
flat fee & water certification
  3/1/00
Berwyn 10.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 10/15/93
Buffalo
Grove
3.00
/ $1,000.00
  3/1/92
Burbank 5.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 6/13/93
Burnham 5.00
/ $1,000.00
Buyer 2/9/85
Calumet
City
    7/12/95
Calumet
Park
5.00
/ $1,000.00
Buyer 1/10/80
Chicago 3.75
/ $500.00
Buyer 1/9/88
Chicago
Heights
4.00
/ $1,000.00
  4/1/93
Cicero 10.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 7/19/93
Country
Club Hills
5.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 4/11/94
Countryside flat
fee $50.00
Buyer 8/12/96
Des
Plaines
2.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 4/1/88
Dolton Need
Water Certification & Building Inspections
   
East
Hazel Crest

$25.00 Flat Fee
Buyer  
Elgin   Seller 6/1/95
Elk
Grove Village
3.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 7/1/88
Elmhurst 3.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller  
Elmwood
Park
5.00
/ $1,000.00 ($35.00 For Exempt)
Seller  
Evanston 5.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 4/1/87
Evergreen
Park
3.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 11/1/86
Franklin
Park
Fee
Based Structure
Seller  
Glenwood 5.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 6/15/85
Hanover
Park
3.00
/ $1,000.00
  1/1/97
Harvey 4.00
/ $1,000.00
Buyer 12/8/97
Harwood
Heights
10.00
/ $1,000.00
Buyer 2/11/96
Hillside 3.75
/ $1,000.00
Buyer 9/3/96
Hoffman
Estates
3.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 5/1/86
Maywood 4.00
/ $1,000.00
Buyer 6/12/94
McCook   Seller  
Morton
Grove
3.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 2/1/88
Mount
Prospect
3.00
/ $1,000.00
Buyer 5/1/90
Niles 3.00
/ $1,000.00
  6/14/93
Norridge Requires
Inspection Certificate
  10/28/99
Oak
Lawn
5.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 1/1/82
Oak
Park
8.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 1/19/83
Park
Forest
3.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 8/1/89
Park
Ridge
2.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 11/1/87
River
Forest
.50
/ $1,000.00
Seller 7/1/83
River
Grove
    6/8/84
Rolling
Meadows
3.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller  
Schaumburg 1.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 10/1/94
Skokie 3.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 9/1/87
Stickney 5.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 8/1/90
Stone
Park
0.50
/ $500.00
Seller 8/16/87
Streamwood 3.00
/ $1,000.00
Seller 1/23/89
University
Park
.50
/ $1,000.00
Seller 10/12/88
Westchester $25.00
Flat Fee
   
Wilmette 3.00
/ $1,000.00
Buyer 2/22/88

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