“This tax must be collected by all operators of amusement as defined in the ordinance. Concerts, sporting events, boat tours and bus tours are taxable forms of amusement. If you are unsure if you are operating an event subject to the amusement tax, please contact Gary Michals at (312) 603-7224 or firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure compliance with the ordinance.”
An ordinance providing for the imposition of a tax on any exhibition, performance, presentation or show for entertainment purposes.
Amusement Tax Return
Please reference this link to see Sample tax return for registration Amusement Return-Sample Amusement Tax Return Form (Please call Revenue for new form) Every Owner, Manager or Operator of an amusement or a place where an amusement is being held in the County of Cook (County) must file a return by the due date each month. AMUSEMENT TAX DUE DATE – 20th of each month
Amusement Tax Schedule A
Download the Amusement – Schedule A Detail Schedule of Gross Receipts from Admission Fees, Cover Charges and All Other Amusements. This schedule is used to compute Amusement Tax on the Amusement Tax Return Form.