Taxes and Tax Forms

The Village collects and administers some locally imposed taxes to fund services provided. The Village imposes a tax on amusements, hotels and motels, and eating establishments. Local businesses can download the necessary tax forms below. 

For further information on these locally imposed taxes, please refer to Chapter 20, Articles VII, VIII and IX of the Village Code or contact the Finance Department at (630) 980-2000.

How to File and Pay Taxes Online

Local businesses that must pay locally imposed taxes (amusement, eating establishment, hotel/motel) may submit their local tax documents online through the Citizen Self-Service portal:

If you file taxes online and plan to mail a check to the Village to pay your taxes, please note that the Village must receive your check by the 20th of each month. If you need help linking your Business License account to your User account or have any questions about using our Citizen Self-Service portal, please contact the Finance Department.

Amusement Tax

The Village of Roselle imposes a 3% amusement tax on any fee or charge made for admission to any theatrical, dramatic or musical performance, athletic contest, sport or similar exhibition or activity in which an attendee participates, and includes skating, dancing, swimming, bowling, billiard and pool games, movie theaters, and the leasing or renting of video and audio recordings and game cartridges. The amusement tax is not assessed against a not-for-profit organization, any school district, or any government entity.

The amusement tax is imposed on the consumer and collected by the amusement owner. The amusement owner remits all taxes collected on a monthly basis, along with the appropriate amusement tax form. The form and payment are due no later than the 20th day of the calendar month following the reporting month.

Eating Establishment Tax

The Village of Roselle imposes a 1.25% tax on the gross receipts received for prepared food sold at retail for immediate consumption, with seating provided for that consumption, whether consumed on premises or not. Prepared food includes, but not limited to any solid or liquid (including both alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages), powder, or item used or intended to be used for human internal consumption and which has been prepared for immediate consumption. The eating establishment tax is not assessed against an Illinois not-for-profit organization or religious corporations, or any establishment which is exempt from the sales tax provisions of state statute.

The eating establishment tax is imposed on the consumer and collected by the eating establishment owner. The eating establishment owner remits all taxes collected on a monthly basis, along with the appropriate eating establishment tax form. The form and payment are due no later than the 20th day of calendar month following the reporting month.

Municipal Hotel Tax

The Village of Roselle imposes a 5% tax on the renting, leasing, or letting rooms in a hotel, motel, or bed and breakfast in the Village. The owner of the establishment is responsible for collecting and remitting the tax to the Village. Accommodations that are leased to an occupant for more than 30 consecutive days are exempt from the tax.

Owners of the establishments are required to submit the tax collected on a monthly basis along with a hotel tax form. The form and payment are due no later than the last day of the calendar month following the reporting month.