(35 ILCS 110/3)
(from Ch. 120, par. 439.33)
A tax is imposed upon the privilege of using in this
real or tangible personal property acquired as an incident to the
purchase of a service from a serviceman,
including computer software, and including photographs, negatives,
and positives that are the
product of photoprocessing, but not including products of photoprocessing
produced for use in motion pictures for public commercial exhibition.
Beginning January 1, 2001, prepaid telephone calling arrangements shall be
considered tangible personal property subject to the tax imposed under this Act
regardless of the form in which those arrangements may be embodied,
transmitted, or fixed by any method now known or hereafter developed. Purchases of (1) electricity delivered to customers by wire; (2) natural or artificial gas that is delivered to customers through pipes, pipelines, or mains; and (3) water that is delivered to customers through pipes, pipelines, or mains are not subject to tax under this Act. The provisions of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly are declaratory of existing law as to the meaning and scope of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-583, eff. 1-1-14.)