Cook County

Welcome to Cook County Department of Revenue's Payment website. To make a payment on your Cook County Home Rule Tax, please register or login.

A recent invoice number is required to register. This can be found on your printed invoices that are mailed to you from the Department of Revenue.

A valid parent account number is also required and can be found on your invoice as well. If you need assistance with these numbers, please contact the Department of Revenue.

COVID-19 Update

Last Updated on 6/2/2020

Per Executive Order 2020-3, issued by President Preckwinkle, to protect the health and safety of our staff and customers, and to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19, essential functions of government will continue while protecting the public and our workforce through a reduction of the footprint in the County Building.

Starting March 18, 2020 and until further notice, we will be temporarily closed to the public. To make any tax, fine or fee payments, please pay online (where available) or by US Mail. In person payments will not be available during this time. We will continue to service our taxpayers, but with limited availability. If you have any further questions, please call us at (312) 603-6961 (limited staff) and/or please email or Staff will be working to respond to all email inquiries.

The business community and residents of Cook County are facing many challenges due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In an effort to alleviate some of the financial burden at this time of great uncertainty, the Department of Revenue is providing taxpayer relief in multiple areas. Please click HERE to see the complete listing of our relief items.

The Cook County Department of Revenue is taking measures to support businesses in Cook County who are experiencing a slowdown or financial operational issues during this time of great uncertainty. We are offering various relief options including extension requests. If any individual or business needs additional time to file Home Rule Taxes, please email and request a filing extension.

Important Notice

Effective April 26, 2017, you will no longer be able to make ACH payments on this website for the following tax types as the Department of Revenue is transitioning to a new system:

Alcohol Amusement Diesel Gas Parking

In May 2017, you will be able to make ACH payments on our new Taxpayer Portal for any tax period with an outstanding balance. For tax periods beginning with April 2017 (Due May 22nd), you will be required to file your return electronically on the Taxpayer Portal. In order to use the Taxpayer Portal you will need to create an online user profile which can be done at any time by going to For any questions regarding the use of the Portal please email or call 312-603-6961 (option 1). If you wish to make a payment for your March 2017 (or prior) tax returns, between April 26th , 2017 and April 30th , 2017 please mail your payment to:

Cook County Department of Revenue
25394 Network Place
Chicago, IL 60673-1253

Or, make a payment in person at:

Cook County Department of Revenue
118 N. Clark Street, Room 1160
Chicago, IL 60602


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