Training Materials for Local Government Officials

The following training materials can be used to help local government officials better understand the services offered by the Local Tax Allocation Division and how to take advantage of them. 

2022 Local Government Workshop Video

For those of you who could not attend the workshop or just need a refresher on a topic, the following video is from our WebEx workshop held June 15, 2022. The timestamps for each topic can be found below.

Workshop Video

Workshop Topic Timestamps

2022 PPRT Informational Handout

Since the workshop covers so many topics that are not relevant for most local taxing districts, the following provides an overview of information pertinent to these districts, including how your PPRT disbursement is calculated.

2022 PPRT Informational Handout

2021 Local Government Workshop Video

For those of you who could not attend a workshop or just need a refresher on a topic, the following video is from our WebEx workshop held June 16, 2021. The timestamps for each topic can be found below.

Workshop Video

Workshop Topic Timestamps

2021 Local Government Workshop Presentation Handouts

Presentation Handout

MyLocalTax FAQ Slides

MyLocalTax Tutorial 

Instruction manual for MyLocalTax, updated to reflect the September 2021 upgrades to the portal. This has been updated to cover common questions and comments that have been received since the implementation of MyLocalTax.

Frequently Asked Questions

These FAQ's are a supplement for Informational Bulletin FY 2019-17, New Online Portal for Local Government Accounts and Training Materials for Local Government Officials.

2021 Leveling the Playing Field Presentation

This presentation was given at both the Illinois Municipal Treasurers Institute and the Metro Managers November Luncheon.  It provides an overview of the Level the Playing Field Act including:

  • Physical presence/nexus
  • How tax is collected for municipalities
  • What the Act means for suppliers/distributors and consolidated ordering centers in your community
  • Decoding sales tax reports

2022 Local Government Business District Training Material 

The following training material provides an overview of the Business District Development and Redevelopment Tax (BDST) and instructions on how to utilize MyLocalTax for verifying Business District addresses.

BDST

2019 Local Government Workshop Videos for MyLocalTax

For those of you who could not attend a workshop or just need a refresher on how to complete tasks in MyLocalTax, the following videos are from our Springfield workshop.  These videos are broken down into sections so that you can easily find the topic you are looking for. 

MLT – Registration Video

MLT – Home Page Video

MLT – Allocation Account Video

MLT – Rebate Sharing Agreements Video 

MLT – Allocation Remittance Report Video 

MLT – Taxpayer Listing Report Video

MLT – Tax Location Verification Video

MLT – Rebate Sharing Agreement Search Video 

MLT – Verify Tax Locations Video

MLT – Business District Account Video 

MLT – PPRT Account Video

Contact Information

For any questions related to this material, please send a message via your MyLocalTax account or contact LTAD directly using the contact information below.

LOCAL TAX ALLOCATION DIVISION (3-500)
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
101 W JEFFERSON ST
SPRINGFIELD IL 62702

Email: rev.localtax@illinois.gov
Phone: 217 785-6518
Fax: 217 785-6527