(35 ILCS 158/15-35)
Powers of Department.
The Department has full power to: (i) administer and enforce this Law; (ii) collect all taxes, penalties, and interest due under this Law; (iii) dispose of taxes, penalties, and interest so collected in the manner set forth in this Law; and (iv) determine all rights to credit memoranda or refunds arising on account of the erroneous payment of tax, penalty, or interest under this Law. In the administration of, and compliance with, this Law, the Department and persons who are subject to this Law have the same rights, remedies, privileges, immunities, powers, and duties, and are subject to the same conditions, restrictions, limitations, penalties, and definitions of terms, and employ the same modes of procedure, as are prescribed in the Use Tax Act (except for the provisions of Section 3-70), that are not inconsistent with this Law, as fully as if the provisions of the Use Tax Act were set forth in this Law. In addition to any other penalties imposed under law, any person convicted of violating the provisions of this Law shall be assessed a fine of $1,000.
(Source: P.A. 93-840, eff. 7-30-04.)