MCAULIFFE-CAPPARELLI-SAVIANO-DURKIN-BUGIELSKI, COULSON AND ROSKAM.
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
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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