It just got cheaper for you to shop at Oakbrook Center and many other shopping hotspots in Chicago's western suburbs.

Starting today (6/1) shoppers in DuPage will be paying less sales tax. Not a lot less,but LESS! General merchandise bought in the county will drop a quarter percent. The next sales tax is now 7 percent, down from 7.25 percent, according to NBCChicago.

Good News for Those Who Like to Shop Chicago's Western Suburbs

DuPage County raised the tax to 7.25 percent thirty years ago to hep the struggling Water Commission. Officials say this decrease should save us taxpayers $36 million.

Since you'll be able to spend more money, Trip Advisor has some good suggestions on other things to do in DuPage County with your savings.



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