Taxes

Property Tax


The Village of Lemont has one of the lowest property tax rates among nearby Cook County communities. The Village's property tax rate only accounts for one portion of the overall tax bill for a property. Below is a table showing a sample 2016 property tax rate for Cook County property in Lemont.

Taxing District
2016 Tax Rate
(per $100 of Equalized Assessed Valuation)
Cook County 0.533
Forest Preserve District of Cook County 0.063
Consolidated Elections ---
Lemont Township 0.114
General Assistance 0.006
Roads & Bridges 0.135
Village of Lemont 0.577
School District #113A 2.381
High School District #210 2.211
Community College District #525 0.311
Lemont Park District 0.547
Lemont Library District 0.203
Lemont Fire Protection District 0.918
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District 0.406
South Cook Co. Mosquito Abatement District 0.017
Total 8.422
source: Cook County Clerk's Office

Although the majority of parcels in Lemont are in Cook County, there are properties within the Village limits that are located in Will and DuPage counties. Please feel free to call our office for more information on those properties.

Sales Tax


Lemont - Cook County


General merchandise - 9%
Qualifying food & drug purchases - 2.25%

Lemont - DuPage County

General merchandise - 7%
Qualifying food & drug purchases - 1.75%

Lemont - Will County


General merchandise - 7%
Qualifying food & drug purchases - 1.75%

Telecommunications Tax


The telecommunications tax for all areas of Lemont is 13%.