Business Taxes

Deerfield supports a strong economic environment. The Village maintains an AAA bond rating and manages finances to support a low property tax rate. Deerfield is home to both small business and Fortune 500 headquarters, boasts more than 5 million square feet of office space, lively shopping centers and convenient transportation. It's where a robust daytime population and loyal hometown base contribute to businesses' vitality. The Village is a ready partner to guide your business through the zoning, permit, and licensing process - and on to success.

​Village of Deerfield (locally) Administered Taxes

In addition to the State of Illinois General Merchandise Tax, the Village of Deerfield imposes a prepared food and beverage tax and a hotel tax, which are administered locally. The taxes must be paid directly to the Village and submitted on the appropriate tax filing forms. Payment of these taxes is the responsibility of the business.

  • Prepared Food and Beverage Tax - The Village collects a one percent (1.0%) tax on prepared food and beverages sold for immediate consumption, regardless of whether the consumption occurs on or off the premises.
  • Hotel Tax - The Village collects a hotel tax at the rate of seven percent (7.0%) of the room rate.
Questions regarding Village taxes should be directed to the Finance Department at 847-945-5000.

State of Illinois Taxes

The State of Illinois imposes taxes on businesses within the State of Illinois. These taxes must be paid directly to the State of Illinois. For more information concerning general merchandise sales tax, please visit the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) website.