(35 ILCS 635/25)
Collection, enforcement, and administration of State
telecommunications infrastructure maintenance fees.
(a) A telecommunications retailer shall charge each customer an additional
charge equal to the State infrastructure
maintenance fee attributable to that customer's service address. Such additional charge shall be shown separately
on the bill to each customer.
(b) The State infrastructure maintenance fee shall be designated as a replacement for the personal
tax and shall be remitted by the telecommunications retailer to the Department; provided, however, that the
may retain an amount not to exceed 2% of the State infrastructure maintenance
fee paid to the
Department, with a timely paid and timely filed return to reimburse itself for
expenses incurred in collecting, accounting for, and remitting the fee.
Beginning on the first day of the first calendar month to occur on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly, an amount equal to 1/12 of 5% of the cash receipts collected during the preceding fiscal year by the Audit Bureau of the Department from the tax under this Act shall be paid each month into the Tax Compliance and Administration Fund to be used, subject to appropriation, to fund additional auditors and compliance personnel at the Department of Revenue. All
remaining amounts herein remitted to the Department shall be paid into the Personal
Property Tax Replacement Fund in the State Treasury.
(Source: P.A. 98-1098, eff. 8-26-14.)