Taxes

Sales Tax

 The current sales tax rate in East Moline is 7.75%

Local SchoolCountyCityStateNon Home RuleTotal
1.00%0.25%1.00%5.00%0.50%7.75%


Amusement Tax 

The City charges a 3% amusement tax on the gross payment of all fees or charges paid in the form of fees or charges for admission to any place of amusement and/or for use or rental of any facility, device or equipment for the purpose of witnessing, participating in, or utilizing any amusement, regardless of whether such fees or charges are characterized as admission fees, membership fees, use charges, rental or service charges. The tax collected by every owner, manager, or operator of all amusements or places of amusements shall be due and payable on the fifteenth day of the month following the preceding calendar month during which the gross payments were received. Payment shall be made to the City of East Moline Finance Department and be accompanied by the Amusement Tax Return Form. Late filings are subject to a 10% penalty. 

Hotel/Motel Tax

The City charges a 5% Hotel/Motel Tax upon any building or structure located in the city and kept, used or maintained as or advertised or held out of the public to be an inn, motel, hotel, apartment hotel, lodging house, dormitory or place, where sleeping rooming, conference, or exhibition accommodations are furnished for lease or rent, whether with or without meals, in which ten (10) or more such accommodations are used or maintained for guests, lodgers or roomers. The tax collected by such premises shall be due on or before the fifteenth (15) day of the succeeding calendar month in which room rentals were received. Late charges are calculated at the rate of two percent (2%) per month. Payments shall be made to the City of East Moline Finance Department and be accompanied by the Hotel/Motel Tax Return