90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1341
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Short description: 
OFFICE OF THE TAXPAYER DEFEND                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois.   Requires  the      
   Department  of Revenue to provide for, staff, and administer an Office      
   of the Taxpayer Defender that assesses problems  taxpayers  have  with      
   the  Department and assists in solving them.  Provides that the Office      
   of the  Taxpayer  Defender  shall  act  as  a  conduit    between  the      
   Department  and  the  taxpayer.  Gives the Office access to any books,      
   records, and databases of the Department of Revenue.  States that  the      
   Office  is subject to the same confidentiality requirements concerning      
   those books, records, and databases.  Requires the Office to submit  a      
   written  report  of  its  activities,  problem  resolution  cases, and      
   recommendations for improvement, if  any,  to  the  Governor  and  the      
   General  Assembly  by  February  1  of  each year. Repeals the Section      
   January 1, 2003.                                                            
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Provides that the Office of the Taxpayer  Defender  shall  assess      
   problems  between  individual  taxpayers  (now, all taxpayers) and the      
   Department of Revenue.                                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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