(a) If an Authority is established as provided in Section 20 and after approval of a referendum by a simple majority of votes cast in each metropolitan area in favor of the occupation and use taxes, the governing board of a county in this State within a metropolitan area which is part of the Authority shall impose, at the request of the Authority, local occupation and use taxes as provided in this Section, within the metropolitan area located in this State. The referendum shall be called by resolution of the board and shall be held as provided in Section 20 to the extent applicable.
     (b) The board may impose a Quad Cities Interstate Metropolitan Authority Retailers’ Occupation Tax upon all persons engaged in the business of selling tangible personal property at retail in the metropolitan area at a rate of 0.25% of the gross receipts from all taxable sales made in the course of such business within Rock Island County, Illinois. The tax imposed pursuant to this subsection and all civil penalties that may be assessed as an incident thereof shall be collected and enforced by the State Department of Revenue. The Department shall have full power to administer and enforce this subsection; to collect all taxes and penalties so collected in the manner hereinafter provided; and to determine all rights to credit memoranda arising on account of the erroneous payment of tax or penalty hereunder. In the administration of, and compliance with, this subsection, the Department and persons who are subject to this subsection shall have the same rights, remedies, privileges, immunities, powers and duties, and be subject to the same conditions, restrictions, limitations, penalties, exclusions, exemptions and definitions of terms, and employ the same modes of procedure, as are prescribed in Sections 1, 1a, 1a-1, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 1i, 1j, 2 through 2-65 (in respect to all provisions therein other than the State rate of tax), 2c, 3 (except as to the disposition of taxes and penalties collected), 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e, 5f, 5g, 5h, 5i, 5j, 5k, 5l, 6, 6a, 6b, 6c, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 13.5 of the Retailers’ Occupation Tax Act, as fully as if those provisions were set forth herein.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 45 ILCS 35/75

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone, is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.10
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     Persons subject to any tax imposed pursuant to the authority granted in this subsection may reimburse themselves for their seller’s tax liability hereunder by separately stating such tax as an additional charge, which charge may be stated in combination, in a single amount, with State taxes which sellers are required to collect under the Use Tax Act, pursuant to such bracket schedules as the Department may prescribe.
     Whenever the Department determines that a refund should be made under this subsection to a claimant instead of issuing a credit memorandum, the Department shall notify the State Comptroller, who shall cause the warrant to be drawn for the amount specified, and to the person named, in such notification from the Department. Such refund shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the Quad Cities Interstate Metropolitan Authority Tax Fund established pursuant to this Section.
     If a tax is imposed pursuant to this subsection (b), a tax shall also be imposed pursuant to subsections (c) and (d) of this Section.
     For the purpose of determining whether a tax authorized under this subsection is applicable, a retail sale, by a producer of coal or other mineral mined in Illinois, is a sale at retail at the place where the coal or other mineral mined in Illinois is extracted from the earth. This subsection does not apply to coal or other mineral when it is delivered or shipped by the seller to the purchaser at a point outside Illinois so that the sale is exempt under the Federal Constitution as a sale in interstate or foreign commerce.
     Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to authorize Rock Island County to impose a tax upon the privilege of engaging in any business which under the Constitution of the United States may not be made the subject of taxation by this State.
     (c) If a tax has been imposed pursuant to subsection (b), a tax shall also be imposed upon all persons engaged, in the metropolitan area, in the business of making sales of service, who, as an incident to making such sales of service, transfer tangible personal property within the metropolitan area, either in the form of tangible personal property or in the form of real estate as an incident to a sale of service. The tax rate shall be 0.25% of the selling price of tangible personal property so transferred within the metropolitan area. The tax imposed pursuant to this subsection and all civil penalties that may be assessed as an incident thereof shall be collected and enforced by the State Department of Revenue. The Department shall have full power to administer and enforce this paragraph; to collect all taxes and penalties due hereunder; to dispose of taxes and penalties so collected in the manner hereinafter provided; and to determine all rights to credit memoranda arising on account of the erroneous payment of tax or penalty hereunder. In the administration of, and compliance with, this paragraph, the Department and persons who are subject to this paragraph shall have the same rights, remedies, privileges, immunities, powers and duties, and be subject to the same conditions, restrictions, limitations, penalties, exclusions, exemptions and definitions of terms, and employ the same modes of procedure, as are prescribed in Sections 1a-1, 2, 2a, 3 through 3-50 (in respect to all provisions therein other than the State rate of tax), 4 (except that the reference to the State shall be to the Authority), 5, 7, 8 (except that the jurisdiction to which the tax shall be a debt to the extent indicated in that Section 8 shall be the Authority), 9 (except as to the disposition of taxes and penalties collected, and except that the returned merchandise credit for this tax may not be taken against any State tax), 10, 11, 12 (except the reference therein to Section 2b of the Retailers’ Occupation Tax Act), 13 (except that any reference to the State shall mean the Authority), the first paragraph of Section 15, 15.5, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 of the Service Occupation Tax Act, as fully as if those provisions were set forth herein.
     Persons subject to any tax imposed pursuant to the authority granted in this subsection may reimburse themselves for their service occupation tax liability hereunder by separately stating such tax as an additional charge, which charge may be stated in combination, in a single amount, with State tax which servicemen are authorized to collect under the Service Use Tax Act, pursuant to such bracket schedules as the Department may prescribe.
     Whenever the Department determines that a refund should be made under this subsection to a claimant instead of issuing a credit memorandum, the Department shall notify the State Comptroller, who shall cause the warrant to be drawn for the amount specified, and to the person named, in such notification from the Department. Such refund shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the Quad Cities Interstate Metropolitan Authority Tax Fund established pursuant to this Section.
     Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to authorize Rock Island County to impose a tax upon the privilege of engaging in any business which under the Constitution of the United States may not be made the subject of taxation by the State.
     (d) If a tax has been imposed pursuant to subsection (b), a tax shall also be imposed upon the privilege of using, in the metropolitan area, any item of tangible personal property which is purchased outside the metropolitan area at retail from a retailer, and which is titled or registered with an agency of this State’s government, at a rate of 0.25% of the selling price of such tangible personal property within Rock Island County, as “selling price” is defined in the Use Tax Act. Such tax shall be collected from persons whose Illinois address for titling or registration purposes is given as being in the metropolitan area. Such tax shall be collected by the Department of Revenue for the authority. Such tax must be paid to the State, or an exemption determination must be obtained from the Department of Revenue, before the title or certificate of registration for the property may be issued. The tax or proof of exemption may be transmitted to the Department by way of the State agency with which, or the State officer with whom, the tangible personal property must be titled or registered if the Department and such State agency or State officer determine that this procedure will expedite the processing of applications for title or registration.
     The Department shall have full power to administer and enforce this subsection; to collect all taxes, penalties and interest due hereunder; to dispose of taxes, penalties and interest so collected in the manner hereinafter provided; and to determine all rights to credit memoranda or refunds arising on account of the erroneous payment of tax, penalty or interest hereunder. In the administration of, and compliance with, this subsection, the Department and persons who are subject to this paragraph shall have the same rights, remedies, privileges, immunities, powers and duties, and be subject to the same conditions, restrictions, limitations, penalties, exclusions, exemptions and definitions of terms and employ the same modes of procedure, as are prescribed in Sections 2 (except the definition of “retailer maintaining a place of business in this State”), 3 through 3-80 (except provisions pertaining to the State rate of tax, and except provisions concerning collection or refunding of the tax by retailers), 4, 11, 12, 12a, 14, 15, 19 (except the portions pertaining to claims by retailers and except the last paragraph concerning refunds), 20, 21 and 22 of the Use Tax Act, and are not inconsistent with this subsection, as fully as if those provisions were set forth herein.
     Whenever the Department determines that a refund should be made under this subsection to a claimant instead of issuing a credit memorandum, the Department shall notify the State Comptroller, who shall cause the order to be drawn for the amount specified, and to the person named, in such notification from the Department. Such refund shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the Quad Cities Interstate Metropolitan Authority Tax Fund established pursuant to this Section.
     (e) The State Department of Revenue shall, upon collecting any taxes as provided in this Section, pay such taxes over to the State Treasurer as trustee for the Authority. Such taxes shall be held in a trust fund outside the State Treasury, to be known as the Quad Cities Interstate Metropolitan Authority Tax Fund. On or before the 25th day of each calendar month, the State Department of Revenue shall prepare and certify to the Comptroller of the State of Illinois the amount to be paid to the Authority, which shall be the then balance in said fund, less any amount determined by the Department to be necessary for the payment of refunds. Within 10 days after receipt by the Comptroller of such certification of the amount to be paid to the Authority, the Comptroller shall cause an order to be drawn for such payment for such amount in accordance with the direction in such certification.
     (f) The proceeds of the tax imposed under this Section shall be credited to the general operating fund of the Authority. When the initial referendum authorizing the imposition of the tax under this Section is adopted and an ordinance or resolution is adopted and a certified copy of the ordinance or resolution filed with the Department of Revenue, the Department shall proceed to administer and enforce this Section as of the first day of the fourth month following the filing of the ordinance or resolution with the Department. For any subsequent periods, an ordinance or resolution imposing, suspending, or discontinuing the tax under this Section shall be adopted and a certified copy of the ordinance or resolution filed with the Department on or before the first day of October, whereupon the Department shall proceed to administer and enforce this Section as of the first day of January next following that adoption and filing.