Monthly Tax Revenues


The State of Illinois collects the sales tax for the City of Quincy. The tax rate is currently 8.00%, and is distributed as follows:

State of Illinois 5.00%
City of Quincy 1.00% (Municipal Sales Tax)
City of Quincy 1.50% (Home Rule Sales Tax)
Adams County 0.25%
Adams County 0.25% (Public Safety Tax)

For further information regarding the Sales Tax you can contact the State of Illinois at 1-800-732-8866.


All hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts pay City of Quincy Tourism Taxes. The tax rate is 8% of their gross receipts. The tax was initiated to assist the Oakley-Lindsey Civic Center pay off their bond issue.


The County Treasurer’s Office collects the property taxes for the City of Quincy. Their office is located at the Adams County Courthouse, 507 Vermont, Quincy, IL 62301. Any questions regarding property taxes should be directed to their office at 217-277-2245. (Link to Adams County Website)