Sales Tax Online Shopping Court Decision Brings Uncertainty To Illinois By Mary Hansen • Jun 29, 2018 The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on online shopping left two things clear – consumers who buy online will have to pay sales tax on more items, and some states will see more money from those online purchases. Local Governments Praise Court's Online Shopping Tax Ruling By Ryan Denham • Jun 22, 2018 Nati Harnik / AP Bloomington-Normal city officials are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that may finally turn our online shopping into local tax revenue. Illinois Poised To Gain From Supreme Court Tax Ruling; Already Ahead Of Other States By Brian Mackey • Jun 22, 2018 A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday gives more power to states to collect taxes on Internet sales. It could be a boon to Illinois, but not as much as in other states. Local Sales Tax Fee Generating More Than Expected By AP • Mar 29, 2018 Ryan Denham / WGLT The Illinois Department of Revenue's new administrative fee is outpacing budget expectations and has generated almost $50 million during its first eight months of collection.