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EXECUTIVE BRANCH
(20 ILCS 2505/) Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. (Department of Revenue Law)

20 ILCS 2505/Art. 2505

 
    (20 ILCS 2505/Art. 2505 heading)
ARTICLE 2505. DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

20 ILCS 2505/2505-1

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-1)
    Sec. 2505-1. Article short title. This Article 2505 of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois may be cited as the Department of Revenue Law.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-5

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-5)
    Sec. 2505-5. Definitions. In this Law:
    "Department" means the Department of Revenue.
    "Director" means the Director of Revenue.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-10

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-10) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b)
    Sec. 2505-10. Powers, generally. The Department has the powers enumerated in the following Sections.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-15

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-15) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b1)
    Sec. 2505-15. Municipal retailers' occupation and service occupation taxes. The Department has the power to administer and enforce all ordinances and resolutions of municipalities imposing a retailers' occupation tax or a service occupation tax as authorized by Sections 8-11-1 and 8-11-5, respectively, of the Illinois Municipal Code.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-20

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-20) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b2)
    Sec. 2505-20. Motor Fuel Tax Law; Environmental Impact Fee Law; fuel tax agreements and programs.
    (a) The Department has the power to administer and enforce the rights, powers and duties contained in the Motor Fuel Tax Law that relate to the collection of revenues and to succeed to the rights, powers, and duties previously exercised by the Department of Finance in connection therewith; and to administer and enforce all the rights, powers, and duties that relate to the collection of fees under the Environmental Impact Fee Law.
    (b) The Department is authorized to receive federal funds provided for the purpose of facilitating participation in the International Fuel Tax Agreement, International Registration Plan, and other State fuel tax agreements and programs relating to uniform motor fuel taxation and compliance. Those funds shall be deposited in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund and will be available to the Department pursuant to appropriation for its administrative expenses including technical assistance, personnel training, travel costs, and technology and equipment associated with that participation. Those funds deposited in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund shall not be distributed or allocated as provided in the Motor Fuel Tax Law, but shall be reserved for use by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-25

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-25) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b3)
    Sec. 2505-25. Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. The Department has the power to administer and enforce all the rights, powers, and duties contained in the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act to collect all revenues thereunder and to succeed to all the rights, powers, and duties previously exercised by the Department of Finance in connection therewith.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-30

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-30) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b4)
    Sec. 2505-30. Cigarette Tax Act. The Department has the power to administer and enforce all the rights, powers, and duties contained in the Cigarette Tax Act to collect all revenues thereunder and to succeed to all the rights, powers, and duties previously exercised by the Department of Finance in connection therewith.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-35

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-35) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b5)
    Sec. 2505-35. Public Utilities Revenue Act. The Department has the power to administer and enforce all the rights, powers, and duties contained in the Public Utilities Revenue Act to collect all revenues thereunder and to succeed to all the rights, powers, and duties previously exercised by the Department of Finance in connection therewith.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-40

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-40) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b6)
    Sec. 2505-40. Liquor Control Act of 1934. The Department has the power to administer and enforce all the rights, powers, and duties contained in Articles VII-A and VIII of the Liquor Control Act of 1934, to collect all revenues thereunder and to succeed to all the rights, powers, and duties previously exercised by the Department of Finance in connection therewith.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-45

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-45) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b7)
    Sec. 2505-45. Oil Inspection Act. The Department has the power to exercise the rights, powers, and duties previously vested in the Department of Finance and its predecessors by the Oil Inspection Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-60

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-60) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b10)
    Sec. 2505-60. Statistical records of taxes collected. The Department has the power to maintain and preserve adequate statistical records of taxes collected under each of the laws set forth in the Sections following Section 2505-10 and preceding this Section and to make those records available to the public.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-65

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-65) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b12)
    Sec. 2505-65. Exchange of information.
    (a) The Department has the power to exchange with any state, with any local subdivisions of any state, or with the federal government, except when specifically prohibited by law, any information that may be necessary to efficient tax administration and that may be acquired as a result of the administration of the laws set forth in the Sections following Section 95-10 and preceding Section 2505-60.
    (b) The Department has the power to exchange with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services information that may be necessary for the enforcement of child support orders entered pursuant to the Illinois Public Aid Code, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, the Non-Support of Spouse and Children Act, the Non-Support Punishment Act, the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, the Illinois Parentage Act of 1984, or the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015. Notwithstanding any provisions in this Code to the contrary, the Department of Revenue shall not be liable to any person for any disclosure of information to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Illinois Department of Public Aid) under this subsection (b) or for any other action taken in good faith to comply with the requirements of this subsection (b).
(Source: P.A. 99-85, eff. 1-1-16.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-70

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-70) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b24)
    Sec. 2505-70. Messages Tax Act; Gas Revenue Tax Act. The Department has the power to exercise all the rights, powers, and duties vested in the Department by the Messages Tax Act and the Gas Revenue Tax Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-80

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-80) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b26)
    Sec. 2505-80. Cigarette Use Tax Act. The Department has the power to exercise all the rights, powers, and duties vested in the Department by the Cigarette Use Tax Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-85

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-85) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b27)
    Sec. 2505-85. Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act. The Department has the power to exercise all the rights, powers, and duties vested in the Department by the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-90

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-90) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b28)
    Sec. 2505-90. Use Tax Act. The Department has the power to exercise all the rights, powers, and duties vested in the Department by the Use Tax Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-95

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-95) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b29)
    Sec. 2505-95. County retailers' occupation and service occupation taxes. The Department has the power to administer and enforce all ordinances and resolutions of counties imposing a retailers' occupation tax or a service occupation tax authorized by Sections 25.05-2 and 25.05-3, respectively, of "An Act to revise the law in relation to counties", approved March 31, 1874 (repealed).
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-100

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-100) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b30)
    Sec. 2505-100. Service Occupation Tax Act; Service Use Tax Act. The Department has the power to exercise all the rights, powers, and duties vested in the Department by the Service Occupation Tax Act and the Service Use Tax Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-105

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-105) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b31)
    Sec. 2505-105. Coin-Operated Amusement Device and Redemption Machine Tax Act. The Department has the power to exercise all the rights, powers, and duties vested in the Department by the Coin-Operated Amusement Device and Redemption Machine Tax Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-175

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-175) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39c-2)
    Sec. 2505-175. Business in interstate commerce; restricted application of tax statutes. It is the intent of the General Assembly that provisions in any Illinois tax statute that restrict application of the statute by stating substantially as follows:
    such taxes are not imposed with respect to any business
    
in interstate commerce, or otherwise to the extent to which such business may not, under the Constitution and statutes of the United States, be made the subject of taxation by this State
shall be construed to preclude taxation of only businesses not subject to taxation under the latest interpretation of the United States Constitution and statutes of the United States.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-190

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-190) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39c-4)
    Sec. 2505-190. Tax Compliance and Administration Fund.
    (a) Amounts deposited into the Tax Compliance and Administration Fund, a special fund in the State treasury that is hereby created, must be appropriated to the Department to reimburse the Department for its costs of collecting, administering, and enforcing the tax laws that provide for deposits into the Fund. Moneys in the Fund shall consist of deposits provided for in tax laws, reimbursements, or other payments received from units of local government for administering a local tax or fee on behalf of the unit of local government in accordance with the Local Tax Collection Act, or other payments designated for deposit into the Fund.
    (b) As soon as possible after July 1, 2015, and as soon as possible after each July 1 thereafter through July 1, 2016, the Director of the Department of Revenue shall certify the balance in the Tax Compliance and Administration Fund as of July 1, less any amounts obligated, and the State Comptroller shall order transferred and the State Treasurer shall transfer from the Tax Compliance and Administration Fund to the General Revenue Fund the amount certified that exceeds $2,500,000.
(Source: P.A. 99-517, eff. 6-30-16; 100-23, eff. 7-6-17.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-200

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-200) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39c-1a)
    Sec. 2505-200. Electronic filing rules.
    (a) The Department may adopt rules to authorize the electronic filing of any return or document required to be filed under any Act administered by the Department.
    (b) The Department may adopt rules to require the electronic filing of the income and replacement tax return required to be filed under the Illinois Income Tax Act for a taxable year by any taxpayer (other than an individual) who is required to file its federal income tax return electronically for the taxable year.
    (c) In the case of an electronically filed return or other document required to be filed with the Department or maintained by any taxpayer, these rules may set forth standards that provide for acceptance of a signature in a form other than in the proper handwriting of the person.
(Source: P.A. 96-520, eff. 8-14-09.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-205

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-205) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39c-1b)
    Sec. 2505-205. Return by facsimile. Consistent with rules adopted by the Department, a person may transmit, by facsimile, any return or document required to be filed with the Department under any Act administered by the Department. A signature on a return or other document filed in accordance with regulations promulgated by the Department and transmitted by facsimile is prima facie evidence for all purposes that the document was actually signed by the person whose signature appears on the facsimile.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-210

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-210) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39c-1)
    Sec. 2505-210. Electronic funds transfer.
    (a) The Department may provide means by which persons having a tax liability under any Act administered by the Department may use electronic funds transfer to pay the tax liability.
    (b) Mandatory payment by electronic funds transfer. Beginning on October 1, 2002, and through September 30, 2010, a taxpayer who has an annual tax liability of $200,000 or more shall make all payments of that tax to the Department by electronic funds transfer. Beginning October 1, 2010, a taxpayer (other than an individual taxpayer) who has an annual tax liability of $20,000 or more and an individual taxpayer who has an annual tax liability of $200,000 or more shall make all payments of that tax to the Department by electronic funds transfer. Before August 1 of each year, beginning in 2002, the Department shall notify all taxpayers required to make payments by electronic funds transfer. All taxpayers required to make payments by electronic funds transfer shall make those payments for a minimum of one year beginning on October 1. For purposes of this subsection (b), the term "annual tax liability" means, except as provided in subsections (c) and (d) of this Section, the sum of the taxpayer's liabilities under a tax Act administered by the Department, except the Motor Fuel Tax Law and the Environmental Impact Fee Law, for the immediately preceding calendar year.
    (c) For purposes of subsection (b), the term "annual tax liability" means, for a taxpayer that incurs a tax liability under the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, Service Occupation Tax Act, Use Tax Act, Service Use Tax Act, or any other State or local occupation or use tax law that is administered by the Department, the sum of the taxpayer's liabilities under the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, Service Occupation Tax Act, Use Tax Act, Service Use Tax Act, and all other State and local occupation and use tax laws administered by the Department for the immediately preceding calendar year.
    (d) For purposes of subsection (b), the term "annual tax liability" means, for a taxpayer that incurs an Illinois income tax liability, the greater of:
        (1) the amount of the taxpayer's tax liability under
    
Article 7 of the Illinois Income Tax Act for the immediately preceding calendar year; or
        (2) the taxpayer's estimated tax payment obligation
    
under Article 8 of the Illinois Income Tax Act for the immediately preceding calendar year.
    (e) The Department shall adopt such rules as are necessary to effectuate a program of electronic funds transfer and the requirements of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 96-1027, eff. 7-12-10.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-215

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-215) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39c-3)
    Sec. 2505-215. Installment agreements; guaranteed remittance or automated clearing house debit payments. Any taxpayer who has entered into an installment agreement for payment of a tax liability and who, during any 12-month period, has issued or delivered 3 or more checks or other orders for payment that have been dishonored may be required by the Department to make future payments by guaranteed remittance or to authorize automated clearing house debit payments.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-250

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-250) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39c)
    Sec. 2505-250. Compromising debts due to the State. Under no circumstances shall any officer or employee of the Department compromise any debt due to this State, except in case of actions of the Director after review by the board of appeals provided for by Section 2505-505. However, claims or accounts receivable of less than $1,000 may be written off the Department's records and cancelled by the Department without complying with the provisions of Section 2 of the Uncollected State Claims Act when the Department determines that the cost of collecting the claim or account would exceed the amount to be collected. The Department shall submit to the Comptroller a list of all such claims or accounts written off the Department's records.
(Source: P.A. 98-584, eff. 8-27-13.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-255

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-255)
    Sec. 2505-255. Payment by credit card. The Department may adopt rules and regulations for payment by credit card of any amount due under any Act administered by the Department only when the Department is not required to pay a discount fee charged by the credit card issuer.
(Source: P.A. 98-425, eff. 8-16-13.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-275

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-275) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39e)
    Sec. 2505-275. Tax overpayments. In the case of overpayment of any tax liability arising from an Act administered by the Department, the Department may credit the amount of the overpayment and any interest thereon against any final tax liability arising under that or any other Act administered by the Department. The Department may enter into agreements with the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States (or his or her delegate) to offset all or part of an overpayment of such a tax liability against any liability arising from a tax imposed under Title 26 of the United States Code. The Department may collect a fee from the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States (or his or her delegate) to cover the full cost of offsets taken, to the extent allowed by federal law, or, if not allowed by federal law, from the taxpayer by offset of the overpayment.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00; 92-492, eff. 1-1-02; 92-826, eff. 8-21-02.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-300

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-300) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b15)
    Sec. 2505-300. Failure or neglect to comply with tax laws. The Department has the power to request the institution of proceedings, actions, and prosecutions to enforce the laws relating to the penalties, liabilities, and punishment of public officers, persons or officers or agents or corporations for failure or neglect to comply with the provisions of any law administered by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-305

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-305) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b15.1)
    Sec. 2505-305. Investigators.
    (a) The Department has the power to appoint investigators to conduct all investigations, searches, seizures, arrests, and other duties imposed under the provisions of any law administered by the Department. Except as provided in subsection (c), these investigators have and may exercise all the powers of peace officers solely for the purpose of enforcing taxing measures administered by the Department.
    (b) The Director must authorize to each investigator employed under this Section and to any other employee of the Department exercising the powers of a peace officer a distinct badge that, on its face, (i) clearly states that the badge is authorized by the Department and (ii) contains a unique identifying number. No other badge shall be authorized by the Department.
    (c) The Department may enter into agreements with the Illinois Gaming Board providing that investigators appointed under this Section shall exercise the peace officer powers set forth in paragraph (20.6) of subsection (c) of Section 5 of the Riverboat Gambling Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-37, eff. 7-13-09.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-310

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-310) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b15.2)
    Sec. 2505-310. Obtaining evidence. The Department has the power to expend sums that the Director deems necessary from contractual services appropriations for the purchase of evidence and for the employment of persons to obtain evidence. The sums shall be advanced to investigators authorized by the Director to expend funds, on vouchers signed by the Director.
    In addition, the Director is authorized to maintain one or more commercial checking accounts with any State banking corporation or corporations organized under or subject to the Illinois Banking Act for the deposit and withdrawal of moneys to be used solely for the purchase of evidence and for the employment of persons to obtain evidence. No check may be written on nor any withdrawal made from such an account except on the written signature of 2 persons designated by the Director to write those checks and make those withdrawals. The balance of moneys on deposit in any such account shall not exceed $25,000 at any time, nor shall any one check written on or single withdrawal made from any such account exceed $25,000.
(Source: P.A. 98-425, eff. 8-16-13.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-315

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-315) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b16)
    Sec. 2505-315. Taking testimony; requiring production of documents. The Department has the power to take testimony and proof under oath and to require the production of books, papers, and documents pertinent to any tax assessment, levy, excise, investigation, inquiry, or hearing and for that purpose to subpoena and to compel the attendance of witnesses and to issue subpoenas duces tecum.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-320

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-320) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b17)
    Sec. 2505-320. Administrative oaths. The Department has the power to administer all oaths authorized or required under the provisions of any of the laws under its jurisdiction or to delegate that power in writing to any officer or employee of the Department.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-340

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-340) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b35.1)
    Sec. 2505-340. Notice of taxpayer's liability. If any notice is sent by the Department to a taxpayer indicating that the taxpayer has underpaid any taxes or for any other reason is liable for taxes, interest, or penalties, the notice shall include the telephone number of an employee of the Department who shall be qualified to explain what recourse the taxpayer may have in appealing the Department's determination of liability.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-360

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-360) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b48)
    Sec. 2505-360. Certificate by manager of taxpayer records. In any civil or criminal action under any tax or fee statute of this State administered by the Department, a certificate made under the seal of the Department by the manager of taxpayer records or the manager's duly authorized deputy stating that he or she had diligently searched available records of the Department and
        (1) not found a form or return required by law to be
    
filed with the Department or not found a record shall be admissible to prove the absence of that form, return, or record, or
        (2) not found a return or any other form required by
    
law or regulation to be filed with the Department shall be admissible to prove the failure to file that return or form by any person required to do so.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-380

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-380) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b47)
    Sec. 2505-380. Revocation of or refusal to issue or reissue a certificate of registration, permit, or license.
    (a) The Department has the power, after notice and an opportunity for a hearing, to revoke a certificate of registration, permit, or license issued by the Department if the holder of the certificate of registration, permit, or license fails to file a return, or to pay the tax, fee, penalty, or interest shown in a filed return, or to pay any final assessment of tax, fee, penalty, or interest, as required by the tax or fee Act under which the certificate of registration, permit, or license is required or any other tax or fee Act administered by the Department.
    (b) The Department may refuse to issue, reissue, or renew a certificate of registration, permit, or license authorized to be issued by the Department if a person who is named as the owner, a partner, a corporate officer, or, in the case of a limited liability company, a manager or member, of the applicant on the application for the certificate of registration, permit or license, is or has been named as the owner, a partner, a corporate officer, or in the case of a limited liability company, a manager or member, on the application for the certificate of registration, permit, or license of a person that is in default for moneys due under the tax or fee Act upon which the certificate of registration, permit, or license is required or any other tax or fee Act administered by the Department. For purposes of this Section only, in determining whether a person is in default for moneys due, the Department shall include only amounts established as a final liability within the 20 years prior to the date of the Department's notice of refusal to issue or reissue the certificate of registration, permit, or license. For purposes of this Section, "person" means any natural individual, firm, partnership, association, joint stock company, joint adventure, public or private corporation, limited liability company, or a receiver, executor, trustee, guardian or other representative appointed by order of any court.
    (c) When revoking or refusing to issue or reissue a certificate of registration, permit, or license issued by the Department, the procedure for notice and hearing used shall be the procedure provided under the Act pursuant to which the certificate of registration, permit, or license was issued.
(Source: P.A. 98-496, eff. 1-1-14; 98-1055, eff. 1-1-16.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-400

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-400) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b49)
    Sec. 2505-400. Contracts for collection assistance.
    (a) The Department has the power to contract for collection assistance on a contingent fee basis, with collection fees to be retained by the collection agency and the net collections to be paid to the Department. In the case of any liability referred to a collection agency on or after July 1, 2003, any fee charged to the State by the collection agency shall be considered additional State tax of the taxpayer imposed under the Act under which the tax being collected was imposed, shall be deemed assessed at the time payment of the tax is made to the collection agency, and shall be separately stated in any statement or notice of the liability issued by the collection agency to the taxpayer.
    (b) The Department has the power to enter into written agreements with State's Attorneys for pursuit of civil liability under subsection (E) of Section 17-1 of the Criminal Code of 2012 against persons who have issued to the Department checks or other orders in violation of the provisions of paragraph (1) of subsection (B) of Section 17-1 of the Criminal Code of 2012. Of the amount collected, the Department shall retain the amount owing upon the dishonored check or order along with the dishonored check fee imposed under the Uniform Penalty and Interest Act. The balance of damages, fees, and costs collected under subsection (E) of Section 17-1 of the Criminal Code of 2012 or under Section 17-1a of that Code shall be retained by the State's Attorney. The agreement shall not affect the allocation of fines and costs imposed in any criminal prosecution.
    (c) The Department may issue the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States (or his or her delegate) notice, as required by Section 6402(e) of the Internal Revenue Code, of any past due, legally enforceable State income tax obligation of a taxpayer. The Department must notify the taxpayer that any fee charged to the State by the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States (or his or her delegate) under Internal Revenue Code Section 6402(e) is considered additional State income tax of the taxpayer with respect to whom the Department issued the notice, and is deemed assessed upon issuance by the Department of notice to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States (or his or her delegate) under Section 6402(e) of the Internal Revenue Code; a notice of additional State income tax is not considered a notice of deficiency, and the taxpayer has no right of protest.
(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-405

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-405) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39c-1c)
    Sec. 2505-405. Electronic filing of liens. The Department may adopt rules to provide for the electronic filing of liens for any taxes required to be administered by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-425

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-425)
    Sec. 2505-425. Public list of delinquent State taxes.
    (a) The Director may annually disclose a list of all taxpayers, including but not limited to individuals, trusts, partnerships, corporations, and other taxable entities, that are delinquent in the payment of tax liabilities collected by the Department. The list shall include only those taxpayers with total final liabilities for all taxes collected by the Department (including penalties and interest) in an amount greater than $1,000 (or a greater amount as established by the Department by rule) for a period of 6 months (or a longer period as established by the Department by rule) from the time that the taxes were assessed or became final, as provided in the statute imposing the tax. The list shall contain the name, address, types of taxes, month and year in which each tax liability was assessed or became final, the amount of each tax outstanding of each delinquent taxpayer, and, in the case of a corporate taxpayer, the name of the current president of record of the corporation.
    (b) At least 90 days before the disclosure of the name of any delinquent taxpayer prescribed in subsection (a), the Director shall mail a written notice to each delinquent taxpayer by certified mail addressed to the delinquent taxpayer at his or her last or usual place of business or abode detailing the amount and nature of the delinquency and the intended disclosure of the delinquency. If the delinquent tax has not been paid 60 days after the notice was delivered or the Department has been notified that delivery was refused or unclaimed, and the taxpayer has not, since the mailing of the notice, either entered into a written agreement with the Department for payment of the delinquency or corrected a default in an existing agreement to the satisfaction of the Director, the Director may disclose the tax in the list of delinquent taxpayers.
    (c) Unpaid taxes shall not be deemed to be delinquent and subject to disclosure if (i) a written agreement for payment exists without default between the taxpayer and the Department or (ii) the tax liability is the subject of an administrative hearing, administrative review, or judicial review.
    (d) The list shall be available for public inspection at the Department or by other means of publication, including the Internet.
    (e) The Department shall prescribe reasonable rules for the administration and implementation of this Section.
    (f) Any disclosure made by the Director in a good faith effort to comply with this Section shall not be considered a violation of any statute prohibiting disclosure of taxpayer information.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00; 92-197, eff. 8-1-01.

20 ILCS 2505/2505-450

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-450) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b18)
    Sec. 2505-450. Monthly tax collection statements to Governor. The Department has the power to furnish the Governor with monthly statements of its tax collections.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-475

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-475) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b32)
    Sec. 2505-475. Tax record errors. When the Department, through its own error, has entered State tax on its records under the wrong designation (such as recording a use tax payment as retailers' occupation tax, or a retailers' occupation tax payment as use tax, and so forth), the Department has the power to correct the error on its records and to notify the State Treasurer of the change so that the Treasurer can make the necessary corresponding changes in the Treasurer's records in case the erroneous entry has been made in those records. If the erroneous entry in the Department's records is due to a mistake in reporting by the taxpayer and the taxpayer agrees that he or she has made a reporting error that should be corrected, the Department may correct its records accordingly and notify the State Treasurer of the change so that the Treasurer can make the necessary corresponding changes in the Treasurer's records in case the erroneous entry has been made in those records.
    The Department may similarly correct (i) errors in the distribution, as between municipalities and counties, of taxes that are imposed by those municipalities and counties but collected for them by the Department as agent and (ii) errors by which State taxes are erroneously credited as municipal or county tax or by which municipal or county taxes are erroneously credited or recorded as State tax, giving notices to the State Treasurer as may be necessary to enable the Treasurer to make corresponding corrections in the Treasurer's records.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-500

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-500) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b11)
    Sec. 2505-500. Department divisions. The Department has the power to establish divisions, including advisory divisions, that may be necessary to assist in maintaining adequate relationships with taxpayers and that will improve the administration of the taxing measures under its control.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-505

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-505) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b20)
    Sec. 2505-505. Board of appeals. The Department has the power to appoint a board of appeals, which shall consist of 3 persons, to review departmental actions in controversies involving the determination of tax liability arising under the tax laws administered by the Department. The board shall have no jurisdiction prior to the time a notice of deficiency or a notice of assessment has become final unless (i) the board has made a special finding concurred in by all members that action by the board is the most efficient and expeditious manner of resolving the controversy or (ii) the Director so orders. Cases shall be reviewed by the board in accordance with the procedure established by departmental rules and regulations adopted pursuant to the provisions of Section 2505-795. Decisions made pursuant to this Section are not subject to the provisions of Article III of the Code of Civil Procedure.
    The exercise of the power of appointment for members of the board of appeals is mandatory, and the Director shall make his appointments within 120 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1979. Each member of the board of appeals shall serve for a period of one year and shall continue to serve thereafter at the pleasure of the Director. Compensation for members shall be determined by the Director.
    Decisions of the Board shall not take effect unless and until approved by the Director.
    The express denial of applicability of Article III of the Code of Civil Procedure shall be construed as declaratory of existing law, as expressed in Section 3-102 of the Code of Civil Procedure, and not as a new enactment.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-510

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-510) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b20.1)
    Sec. 2505-510. Informal assessment review.
    (a) The Department has the power to establish an informal assessment review process at which an impartial Department designee, who has the authority and knowledge to recommend an appropriate conclusion to the matter, shall review adjustments recommended by examiners and auditors. The Director shall provide by rule for the availability of an informal assessment review before the issuance of a notice of tax liability or notice of deficiency upon completion of an audit of the taxpayer or before a formal hearing. A taxpayer may be represented by a party of his or her choice during the informal assessment review procedure and need not be represented by an attorney.
    (b) The exercise of this power to establish an informal assessment review procedure is mandatory, and the Director shall promulgate rules implementing this process within 180 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1988.
    (c) Offers of disposition of a proposed audit adjustment may be proposed during the informal assessment review process. The panel shall consider disposing of the matter in controversy in all instances where, having made a reasonable evaluation of such matters, the panel determines that there is uncertainty as to the correctness of the proposed audit adjustments, and it is not in the best interest of the Department to issue an assessment or claim denial with respect to the issue due to, among other factors, potential hazards of litigation.
(Source: P.A. 97-1129, eff. 8-28-12.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-550

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-550) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b51)
    Sec. 2505-550. Jobs Impact Committee and report. With respect to the credits provided for by Sections 209 and 210 of the Illinois Income Tax Act, Section 3-50 of the Use Tax Act, Section 2 of the Service Use Tax Act, Section 2 of the Service Occupation Tax Act, and Section 2-45 of the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, there is hereby created a Jobs Impact Committee, which shall consist of the Director or the person or persons the Director may designate, and the representative or representatives that shall be designated to serve on the Committee by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Governor's Office of Management and Budget, and the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability. The Committee, so assembled, shall invite and appoint 2 members of the businesses that are eligible for the credits provided by those Sections. The Committee shall study the use and effectiveness of these credits with regard to job creation relative to the revenue loss to the State from the provision of these credits. The Director shall, on behalf of the Committee, submit the Committee's report to the General Assembly on or before June 30, 1998.
(Source: P.A. 93-1067, eff. 1-15-05.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-555

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-555)
    Sec. 2505-555. Study concerning tax increment financing information on tax bills.
    (a) The Department must conduct a study to determine the feasibility for each county to include, on the property tax bills for each taxpayer in that county, information concerning any tax increment financing project that affects the taxpayer.
    (b) The information on a taxpayer's property tax bill must include, for each tax increment financing project that affects the taxpayer:
        (1) a description of the project;
        (2) a statement of initial total equalized assessed
    
value of the property in the project area before the tax increment financing;
        (3) a statement of the current total equalized
    
assessed value of the property in the project area;
        (4) a statement of the impact of the tax increment
    
financing on each tax rate for each affected taxing district; and
        (5) projections for future impacts of the tax
    
increment financing on each tax rate for each affected taxing district.
    (c) The study under this Section must include an analysis of any obstacles that a county will face in including the information on property tax bills and identify any possible solutions to those obstacles.
    (d) No later than April 1, 2008, the Department must submit a report to the Governor and the General Assembly concerning the study under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 95-227, eff. 8-16-07.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-560

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-560)
    Sec. 2505-560. Taxpayer Action Boards.
    (a) The purpose of this Section is to advance the health, welfare, and prosperity of all citizens of this State by promoting "sunshine in assessments" and transparency reforms. This purpose shall be deemed a statewide interest and not a private or special concern.
    (b) There are hereby created 7 Taxpayer Action Boards within the Department of Revenue, one for each of the following counties: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will. The Governor shall name 7 people to be members of each board. These members shall serve 2-year terms. Members shall serve without compensation, except to the extent those members are employees of the Department of Revenue. The boards shall exist and function at no additional cost to the State.
    (c) Each board shall perform the following functions:
        (1) oversee the implementation of Public Act 96-122,
    
with particular emphasis on the transparency and disclosure provisions of that Public Act;
        (2) make recommendations about other useful
    
disclosures in addition to those required by P.A. 96-122;
        (3) make recommendations concerning the
    
implementation of the transparency reform provisions of P.A. 96-122 in its county;
        (4) conduct a study that (i) critically evaluates the
    
manner in which its county assesses residential property and (ii) examines the accuracy of computer-assisted mass appraisal; as part of its study, each board shall conduct at least 2 public hearings;
        (5) issue a report summarizing its findings within
    
180 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly and submit this report to the Governor and General Assembly;
        (6) maintain and administer a website cataloguing
    
taxpayer assistance information linked to the Department of Revenue's website;
        (7) propose to its county government changes, if
    
appropriate, to property tax policies and procedures; and
        (8) propose to the Department of Revenue changes, if
    
appropriate, to property tax policies and procedures.
    (d) The Department of Revenue shall oversee implementation of P.A. 96-122 in all counties other than Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will.
(Source: P.A. 96-1418, eff. 8-2-10.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-575

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-575) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b53)
    Sec. 2505-575. Income tax reciprocal agreements.
    (a) Reciprocal agreement cost study. The Department shall study the use and cost effectiveness of all reciprocal agreements entered into under the authority of Sections 302 and 701 of the Illinois Income Tax Act. The Department shall report to the General Assembly as to the fiscal impact on Illinois income tax collections of each of the reciprocal agreements by January 1, 1999 and every 5 years thereafter. The Department has the authority to require that employers provide all information necessary to complete the study on income tax withholding returns filed with the Department under Section 704 of the Illinois Income Tax Act. The Department has the authority to require that employees provide all information necessary to complete the study on individual income tax returns filed under Section 502 of the Illinois Income Tax Act.
    (b) Revocation of reciprocal agreements. Upon receipt of the cost study or at any time thereafter, the General Assembly may adopt a joint resolution by an affirmative vote of a majority of each house directing the Director of Revenue to revoke any reciprocal agreement with any other state that results in a loss of revenue to the State of Illinois. Any joint resolution shall specify the date upon which the reciprocal agreement is to be revoked. That date shall be no sooner than the beginning of the next subsequent calendar year that is at least 6 months after the adoption of the joint resolution.
    (c) Authority to enter into compensation agreements. Before any revocation by joint resolution adopted by the General Assembly under subsection (b), the Director of Revenue has the authority to enter into a compensation or rebating agreement with any reciprocal state. Any compensation agreement shall provide that the reciprocal state shall provide a rebate to the State of Illinois to compensate for the loss of revenue. The Director has the authority to enter into agreements with reciprocal states to contract with any third party mutually agreed to by the Director and the reciprocal state to establish a rebate or compensation amount.
(Source: P.A. 90-491, eff. 1-1-98; 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-600

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-600) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b21)
    Sec. 2505-600. Information from State and local officers. The Department has the power to require from all State and local officers any information that may be necessary for the proper discharge of its duties.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-605

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-605) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b22)
    Sec. 2505-605. Taxing district records. The Department has the power to examine and make memoranda from all records, books, papers, documents, and statements of fact on record or on file in any public office of any taxing district of the State, and all officers having charge or custody of those records shall furnish to the Department, upon request, information of any and all matters on file or of record in their respective offices.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-610

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-610)
    Sec. 2505-610. Tax exemption awareness for fire departments and fire protection districts.
    (a) The General Assembly finds that fire departments and fire protection districts are exempt from the tax imposed under the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act.
    (b) The Department must coordinate with the State Fire Marshal to create an awareness program to:
        (1) inform fire departments and fire protection
    
districts that purchases by the fire department or fire protection district are not subject to taxes under the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, or the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act; and
        (2) explain to fire departments and fire protection
    
districts how to claim the exemption.
(Source: P.A. 93-303, eff. 7-23-03.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-625

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-625) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b35)
    Sec. 2505-625. Aiding local governments; real and personal property taxes. The Department shall assist and aid local governments of the State in matters relating to real and personal property taxes, including assessments and equalization, and perform all other duties provided by law. In performing this responsibility the Department shall have the power and duty to do the following:
        (1) Assist and advise the local governments of the
    
State in matters pertaining to the assessment and equalization of property.
        (2) Prepare and maintain current maps of the counties
    
of the State, showing the boundaries and the limits of all taxing districts and local governments of the State.
        (3) Perform all other duties and powers relating to
    
real and personal property taxes, including real and personal property assessments and equalization, and other taxes and financial matters, as are provided by law and may be vested in the Department.
         The Department shall promulgate rules and
    
regulations concerning the Department's operations and programs established to meet these purposes.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-630

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-630) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b36)
    Sec. 2505-630. Charges for publications for local officials. The Department may make a reasonable charge for instructional manuals, appraisal manuals, and reproductions of the Illinois property tax laws and other publications for the use of local officials. All moneys received from these charges shall be paid into the General Revenue Fund.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-640

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-640)
    Sec. 2505-640. Collection of taxes of other states.
    (a) The Department may enter into agreements with any other state for the reciprocal collection by the Department pursuant to the Reciprocal Tax Collection Act of taxes owed to that state and collection by the other state pursuant to a provision of its law similar to the Reciprocal Tax Collection Act of taxes owed to this State.
    (b) An agreement under this Section shall contain provisions relating to:
        (1) safeguards against the disclosure or
    
inappropriate use of any information that identifies, directly or indirectly, a particular taxpayer obtained or maintained pursuant to the agreement, or that is required to be kept confidential under the applicable laws of either state or of the United States; and
        (2) a minimum threshold for the amount of taxes owed
    
by a taxpayer to a state that would trigger the operation of the agreement.
(Source: P.A. 96-1383, eff. 1-1-11.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-650

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-650) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b52)
    Sec. 2505-650. Collection of past due support. Upon certification of past due child support amounts from the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Department of Public Aid), the Department of Revenue may collect the delinquency in any manner authorized for the collection of any tax administered by the Department of Revenue. The Department of Revenue shall notify the Department of Healthcare and Family Services when the delinquency or any portion of the delinquency has been collected under this Section. Any child support delinquency collected by the Department of Revenue, including those amounts that result in overpayment of a child support delinquency, shall be deposited into the Child Support Enforcement Trust Fund or paid to the State Disbursement Unit established under Section 10-26 of the Illinois Public Aid Code, at the direction of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. The Department of Revenue may implement this Section through the use of emergency rules in accordance with Section 5-45 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. For purposes of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, the adoption of rules to implement this Section shall be considered an emergency and necessary for the public interest, safety, and welfare.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-655

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-655)
    Sec. 2505-655. Collection of past due circuit court fees. Upon certification by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the amounts of delinquent court fees, the Department of Revenue may collect the past due fees by intercepting the tax refund of any person owing the fees. The Department of Revenue shall enter into an agreement with the Clerk of the Circuit Court as provided in Section 27.2b of the Clerks of Courts Act prior to undertaking any collections under this Section. Any agreement between the Department of Revenue and the Clerk of the Circuit Court for the intercept of tax refunds shall contain provisions for certification of debt, notification to the taxpayer of the intercept, treatment of joint returns, and protest of the intercept that are consistent with the requirements for a refund withholding request under Section 911.2 of the Illinois Income Tax Act.
(Source: P.A. 93-836, eff. 1-1-05.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-675

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-675) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b50)
    Sec. 2505-675. Whenever the Department is authorized or required by law to consider some aspect of criminal history record information for the purpose of carrying out its statutory powers and responsibilities, then, upon request and payment of fees in conformance with the requirements of Section 2605-400 of the Department of State Police Law (20 ILCS 2605/2605-400), the Department of State Police is authorized to furnish, pursuant to positive identification, the information contained in State files that is necessary to fulfill the request.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-680

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-680)
    Sec. 2505-680. Notice of identity theft. The Department must notify an individual if the Department discovers or reasonably suspects that another person has used that individual's social security number.
(Source: P.A. 94-41, eff. 6-16-05.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-700

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-700) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b13)
    Sec. 2505-700. Recommending legislation. The Department has the power to formulate and recommend legislation for the improvement of the system of taxation in the State.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-705

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-705) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b14)
    Sec. 2505-705. Other tax systems. The Department has the power to investigate the tax systems of other states and counties.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-710

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-710)
    Sec. 2505-710. Occupation and Use Tax Reporting and Simplification Committee and report. The Department is authorized and empowered to convene an Occupation and Use Tax Reporting and Simplification Committee for the purpose of reviewing proposed methods for simplifying Illinois occupation and use tax reporting requirements. The Committee shall consist of the Director or such person or persons as he or she may designate, 3 representatives of the business community appointed by the Director, and 3 representatives of local government appointed by the Director. The Committee so assembled shall study methods for simplifying occupation and use tax reporting requirements in general and, in particular, shall review the feasibility of reducing the number of occupation and use tax returns required to be filed each taxable year. The Committee shall submit a report of its findings to the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2001.
(Source: P.A. 91-901, eff. 7-6-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-730

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-730) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b23)
    Sec. 2505-730. Transfer of realty to other State agency; acquisition of federal lands. The Department has the power to transfer jurisdiction of any realty under control of the Department to any other department of the State government or to acquire or accept federal lands when the transfer, acquisition, or acceptance is advantageous to the State and is approved in writing by the Governor.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-745

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-745)
    Sec. 2505-745. Annual report.
    (a) The Department must prepare an annual report listing all revenue and fee collections of the Department for the prior fiscal year. The report must be sufficiently itemized to identify the type and source of each collection. The requirement to report all revenue and fee collections applies to all taxes and fees administered by the Department.
    (b) No later than January 1 of each year, the Department must submit the annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly and make an electronic copy of the report available on its Internet website.
(Source: P.A. 94-633, eff. 8-19-05.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-750

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-750)
    Sec. 2505-750. Misclassification of employees as independent contractors. The Department of Labor, the Department of Employment Security, the Department of Revenue, the Office of the State Comptroller, and the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission shall cooperate under the Employee Classification Act by sharing information concerning any suspected misclassification by an employer or entity, as defined in the Employee Classification Act, of one or more employees as independent contractors.
(Source: P.A. 95-26, eff. 1-1-08.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-755

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-755)
    Sec. 2505-755. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 98-1098, eff. 8-26-14. Repealed internally, eff. 1-1-17)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-790

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-790) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b33)
    Sec. 2505-790. Other rights, powers, and duties. The Department has the power to exercise and perform the other rights, powers, and duties that may be vested in the Department by law.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-795

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-795) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b19)
    Sec. 2505-795. Rules and regulations. The Department has the power to make reasonable rules and regulations that may be necessary to effectively enforce any of the powers herein granted.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

20 ILCS 2505/2505-800

    (20 ILCS 2505/2505-800)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on April 30, 2018)
    Sec. 2505-800. Tax Increment Financing Reform Task Force.
    (a) There is hereby created the Tax Increment Financing Reform Task Force which shall consist of the following members:
        (1) 3 members of the General Assembly, appointed by
    
the President of the Senate;
        (2) 3 members of the General Assembly, appointed by
    
the Minority Leader of the Senate;
        (3) 3 members of the General Assembly, appointed by
    
the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and
        (4) 3 members of the General Assembly, appointed by
    
the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives.
    (b) The members of the Task Force shall elect one co-chair from each legislative caucus, who shall call meetings of the Task Force to order. The Task Force shall hold an initial meeting within 60 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly.
    (c) The Task Force shall conduct a study examining current Tax Increment Financing (TIF) laws in this State and issues that include, but are not limited to:
        (1) the benefits and costs of TIF districts;
        (2) the interaction between TIF law and school
    
funding;
        (3) the expenditure of TIF funds; and
        (4) the expenditure of TIF surplus funds.
    (d) The Task Force shall report the findings of the study and any recommendations to the General Assembly on or before April 1, 2018, at which time the Task Force shall be dissolved.
    (e) The Department of Revenue shall provide staff and administrative support to the Task Force, and shall post on its website the report under subsection (d) of this Section.
    (f) The Task Force is exempt from any requirements under the Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act.
    (g) This Section is repealed on April 30, 2018.
(Source: P.A. 100-465, eff. 8-31-17.)