Amusement Tax

The Amusement Tax is 1% of gross amusement receipts.  The tax is imposed upon every business who collects fees for amusement related activities within the corporate limits of the Village of Plainfield i.e., bowling alleys, sporting, or other similar activities in which an attendee participates. 

Amusement Tax Ordinance 1617

Amusement Tax Reporting Return

Hotel/Motel Tax

The Hotel/Motel Tax is 5% of gross rental charges. The tax is imposed upon every hotel, motel, inn, or lodge within the corporate limits of the Village of Plainfield. 

Hotel/Motel Tax Ordinance 1941

Hotel/Motel Accommodations Tax Return Form

Motor Fuel Tax

As a business owner supplying motor fuel to customers within the Village of Plainfield, you are now required to pay the Village of Plainfield six cents ($.06) per U.S. gallon of gas that you sell.  Every dealer is required to pay the tax on or before the 20th day of each month.  If you do not pay the tax by the due date, a penalty of five percent (5%) per month will be charged on the amount of tax which remains unpaid.
Please remit your payment every month and include with each payment the Motor Fuel Tax Return Form.

Motor Fuel Tax Ordinance 3348  - Motor Fuel Tax Ordinance

Motor Fuel Tax Registration Form

Motor Fuel Tax Return Form

If you have any questions regarding the Amusement Tax, Hotel/Motel Tax, and/or Motor Fuel Tax, please contact the Finance Department at (815) 436-7093.


Sales Tax Rates

Kendall County Will County
State of Illinois 5.25% 5.25%
Village Share 1.00% 1.00%
Village Home Rule 1.50% 1.50%
Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) N/A 0.75%
Kendall County Public Safety 1.00% N/A
Total 8.75% 8.50%

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Property Tax Information

Taxing District
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Village of Plainfield
.4079 .4069 .4297 .4567 .4669 .4669 .4669 .4669 .4669
Total Tax Rate
7.1705 7.5639 8.1231 8.8405 9.4699 9.5832 9.5279 9.0964 8.8675


Average annual property tax on a $250,000 priced home is $7,390 prior to exemptions.  (Based on an assumed equalized assessed valuation of approximately $83,333.) The Village’s portion is approximately $389.


Other Tax Rates

Municipal Telecommunication and Utility Tax - 5%