2018 RTA Sales Tax Receipts
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|The sales tax figures shown above do not include Use Tax collections. In 2018, the Use Tax collected in the 6-county region and distributed to RTA was $48,522,511.|
|Source: State of Illinois Department of Revenue and the Regional Transportation Authority|
Effective April 1, 2008, the RTA sales tax in the Collar Counties increased from 0.25% to 0.75%. Each county retains half of the proceeds of the 0.5% increase collected in the county. These proceeds can only be utilized for transportation (highways and transit) and/or public safety purposes. The amounts distributed to the CTA, Metra, Pace, ADA Paratransit, the Suburban Community Mobility Fund (SCMF), the Innovation, Coordination, and Enhancement (ICE) Fund, and the County are estimated based on results for the corresponding Collar County. The SCMF amount is included in the Pace total.
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