(35 ILCS 160/5)
Direct pay permit pilot program.
The Department of
Revenue shall implement a pilot direct pay permit
program as a means of collecting State and local occupation and use taxes.
The Department may work with Illinois
business taxpayers and their representatives to implement a direct pay permit
pilot program and to set standards for participation in that pilot program.
The Department shall select the participants for the pilot program, but
participation shall be voluntary. The Department shall
report the results of the pilot program to the General Assembly on or before
January 1, 2001, with a recommendation as to whether a direct pay permit
program should be implemented in Illinois. If the Department recommends that a
direct pay program be implemented, the Department shall also
recommend legislation to implement that program. The pilot program shall end no
than July 1, 2001.
(Source: P.A. 90-682, eff. 1-1-99.)