(40 ILCS 5/21-114)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 21-114)
General investigative audits.
The State Agency upon
its own initiative may conduct investigative field audits of the books and
payroll records for calendar years prior to 1987 of any political
subdivision or retirement system which has adopted coverage. The audits
may be conducted at the business office of any participating entity or at
any other site mutually convenient to the State Agency and the entity. The
State Agency may require covered entities to submit reconciliation
statements disclosing total wages and compensation disbursed for all
personal services performed during a designated period for comparison with
wages included upon reports for which contributions were paid in that same period.
The State Agency may also require, accept and rely upon payroll audits
performed by the field staff of any retirement system conducted in accordance
with guidelines established by the State Agency, to determine compliance
with the reporting and collection of contributions upon covered wages.
The cost of investigative audits conducted by the State Agency under
this Section shall be recovered through levy of the annual administrative
charge as provided in Section 21-116; however, if the investigative audit
should disclose substantial noncompliance requiring an extensive audit,
the State Agency may assess audit costs summarily against the noncomplying
(Source: P.A. 85-442.)