Government Resources

1. Assumed Names; County Taxes

County Information:

Peoria
County Clerk
324 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 672-6059
Woodford
County Clerk
115 N. Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530
(309) 467-2822
Tazewell
County Clerk
11 S. 4th Street
Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 477-2264
Marshall
Marshall County Courthouse
122 N. Prairie
P.O. Box 328
Lacon, IL 61540
(309) 246-6325
Mason
County Clerk
Mason County Courthouse
Havana, IL 62644
(309) 543-6661
McLean
McLean County Law and Justice Center
104 W. Front Street
P.O. Box 2400
Bloomington, IL 61702-2400
(309) 888-5190
Stark
Stark County Courthouse
130 West Main Street
Toulon, IL 61483
(309) 286-5911
DeWitt
DeWitt County Courthouse
201 W. Washington Street
P.O. Box 439
Clinton, IL 61727
(217) 935-2119
Fulton
Fulton County Courthouse
100 N. Main
Lewistown, IL 61542
(309) 547-3041
Livingston
Livingston County Courthouse
112 West Madison Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-2006 ext. 128
   

 

2. Corporate name availability & Incorporating:

Secretary of State - Business Services
Room 328 Howlett Building
Springfield, IL 62756
(217) 782-6961
Click here to see if the name you want is available.

 

3. State Licenses, Registration, & Permits; Business Registration Kit:

Illinois Department of Revenue
101 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62794-9030
(800) 732 8866
State Licenses
Registration
Permits
Registration kit

 

4. City Permits, Licenses, and Local sales taxes:

Peoria
City Clerk
419 Fulton Street
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 494-8565
East Peoria
City Clerk
100 S. Main Street
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 698-4715
Pekin
City Clerk
400 Margaret Street
Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 477-2300
Bartonville
City Clerk
5912 S. Adams
Bartonville, IL 61607
(309) 633-2053
Washington
City Clerk
115 W. Jefferson
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 444-3196
Morton
City Clerk
120 N. Main
Morton, IL 61550
(309) 266-5361

 

5. Sales tax - State

Illinois Department of Revenue
101 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62794-9030
(800) 732 8866 or (217) 785-3707

6. Property taxes: - Contact County Clerks

7. Federal Withholding Taxes, Social Security (FICA), Federal Employer ID Number:

Call IRS at (800) 829-3676 to order the following:

  • Business Tax Kit
  • Tax Guide for Small Business (publication 334)
  • Employer's Tax Guide (Publication 15 and 15a)
  • Application for Federal Employer ID Number (Form SS-4)

8. State Withholding Taxes:

Illinois Department of Revenue
101 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62794-9030
(800) 732 8866 or (217) 785-3707

9. Unemployment Insurance - State:

Illinois Department of Employment Security
401 S. State 4 North
Chicago, IL 60605
(800) 247-4984 or (312) 793-4880

10. Workers Compensation:

Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission
100 W. Randolf, 8-200
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 814-6611

11. Restrictions on home-based businesses:

  • Peoria County (outside city limits): Zoning Department: 672-6915
  • Peoria (inside city limits): Planning & Growth Management: 494-8600
  • Bartonville: Village Clerk: 633-2053
  • Chillicothe: Zoning Officer: 274-5056
  • Dunlap: Village Hall: 243-7500
  • West Peoria: City Hall: 674-1993
  • East Peoria: City Clerk: 698-4715
  • Pekin: City Clerk: 477-2300
  • Washington: City Clerk: 444-3196
  • Morton: City Clerk: 266-5361