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Why are the gross sales on my Illinois return overstated?


You have reviewed your filed IL form and found that the gross sales are higher than you expected. You would like to know why.


Avalara Returns



  • Total receipts is listed on Step 2, Line 1 of the IL ST-1.
    • This amount will be your total gross sales and total tax collect for the period.
  • You can run the Sales and Sellers Use Tax Summary report found under Reports in your console.
    • On the report, in the section Total Combined Sales, you can add Total Sales and Tax Amount, to arrive to the amount that was listed on the Total receipts line of the return.