The State of Illinois collects the sales tax for the City of Quincy. The tax rate is currently 8.00%, and is distributed as follows:
| State of Illinois
|City of Quincy||1.00% (Municipal Sales Tax)|
|City of Quincy||1.50% (Home Rule Sales Tax)|
|Adams County||0.25% (Public Safety Tax)|
Qualifying food, drugs, and medical appliance are taxed at 1 percent.