(35 ILCS 175/10)
    Sec. 10. Surcharge imposed; returns.
    (a) An annual surcharge is imposed upon each operator who operates a live adult entertainment facility in this State. By January 20, 2014, and by January 20 of each year thereafter, each operator shall elect to pay the surcharge according to either item (1) or item (2) of this subsection.
        (1) An operator who elects to be subject to this item
    
(1) shall pay to the Department a surcharge imposed upon admissions to a live adult entertainment facility operated by the operator in this State in an amount equal to $3 per person admitted to that live adult entertainment facility. This item (1) does not require a live entertainment facility to impose a fee on a customer of the facility. An operator has the discretion to determine the manner in which the facility derives the moneys required to pay the surcharge imposed under this Section. In the event that an operator has not filed the applicable returns under the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act for a full calendar year prior to any January 20, then such operator shall pay the surcharge under this Act pursuant to this item (1) for moneys owed to the Department subject to this Act for the previous calendar year.
        (2) An operator may, in the alternative, pay to the
    
Department the surcharge as follows:
            (A) If the gross receipts received by the live
        
adult entertainment facility during the preceding calendar year, upon the basis of which a tax is imposed under Section 2 of the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, are equal or greater than $2,000,000 during the preceding calendar year, and if the operator elects to be subject to this item (2), then the operator shall pay the Department a surcharge of $25,000.
            (B) If the gross receipts received by the live
        
adult entertainment facility during the preceding calendar year, upon the basis of which a tax is imposed under Section 2 of the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, are equal to or greater than $500,000 but less than $2,000,000 during the preceding calendar year, and if the operator elects to be subject to this item (2), then the operator shall pay to the Department a surcharge of $15,000.
            (C) If the gross receipts received by the live
        
adult entertainment facility during the preceding calendar year, upon the basis of which a tax is imposed under Section 2 of the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, are less than $500,000 during the preceding calendar year, and if the operator elects to be subject to this item (2), then the operator shall pay the Department a surcharge of $5,000.
    (b) For each live adult entertainment facility paying the surcharge as set forth in item (1) of subsection (a) of this Section, the operator must file a return electronically as provided by the Department and remit payment to the Department on an annual basis no later than January 20 covering the previous calendar year. Each return made to the Department must state the following:
        (1) the name of the operator;
        (2) the address of the live adult entertainment
    
facility and the address of the principal place of business (if that is a different address) of the operator;
        (3) the total number of admissions to the facility in
    
the preceding calendar year; and
        (4) the total amount of surcharge collected in the
    
preceding calendar year.
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this subsection concerning the time within which an operator may file his or her return, if an operator ceases to operate a live adult entertainment facility, then he or she must file a final return under this Act with the Department not more than one calendar month after discontinuing that business.
    (c) For each live adult entertainment facility paying the surcharge as set forth in item (2) of subsection (a) of this Section, the operator must file a return electronically as provided by the Department and remit payment to the Department on an annual basis no later than January 20 covering the previous calendar year. Each return made to the Department must state the following:
        (1) the name of the operator;
        (2) the address of the live adult entertainment
    
facility and the address of the principal place of business (if that is a different address) of the operator;
        (3) the gross receipts received by the live adult
    
entertainment facility during the preceding calendar year, upon the basis of which tax is imposed under Section 2 of the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act; and
        (4) the applicable surcharge from Section 10(a)(2) of
    
this Act to be paid by the operator.
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this subsection concerning the time within which an operator may file his or her return, if an operator ceases to operate a live adult entertainment facility, then he or she must file a final return under this Act with the Department not more than one calendar month after discontinuing that business.
    (d) Beginning January 1, 2014, the Department shall pay all proceeds collected from the surcharge imposed under this Act into the Sexual Assault Services and Prevention Fund, less 2% of those proceeds, which shall be paid into the Tax Compliance and Administration Fund in the State treasury from which it shall be appropriated to the Department to cover the costs of the Department in administering and enforcing the provisions of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-1035, eff. 1-1-13.)