(815 ILCS 306/50)
Disclosures to consumers; invoices.
(a) Disclosures required. Whether or not a written estimate is required,
parts and labor provided by a motor vehicle repair facility shall be clearly
and accurately recorded in writing on an invoice and shall include all of the
items set forth in this Section.
(b) Itemization of cost of repair performed. The invoice shall show the
motor vehicle repair facility's business name and address, the date of the
invoice, the odometer reading at the time the invoice was prepared, the name
of the consumer, the description of the vehicle, and the terms and time limit
of any guarantee for the repair work performed. In addition, the invoice
shall describe all repair work done by a motor vehicle repair facility,
including all warranty work, and shall separately identify (i) each major part
supplied in a manner so that the consumer can understand what was purchased
and (ii) the total price charged for all parts and labor.
Service work and parts shall be listed separately on the invoice, which
shall also state separately the subtotal prices for service work and for
parts, not including sales tax, and shall state separately the sales tax, if
any, applicable to each.
The invoice shall itemize any additional charges and include those charges
in the total presented to the consumer.
(c) Description of parts installed. The invoice shall include a
description of the major parts installed.
(d) Copies of invoices. A legible copy of the invoice shall be given to
the consumer and a legible copy shall be retained by the motor vehicle repair
facility for a period of 2 years from the date of repair as a part of the
motor vehicle repair facility's records, which
may be maintained in an electronic format. Records may be stored at a separate
(Source: P.A. 90-426, eff. 1-1-98.)