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A. In accordance with the Local Tax Collection Act (35 ILCS 720/0.01, et seq.), the city comptroller may enter into and execute an agreement with the Illinois Department of Revenue to allow the Illinois Department of Revenue to collect and enforce the tax imposed by this chapter on behalf of the city including all civil penalties that may be assessed as an incident of the tax. Such agreement may provide for an administration fee and indemnification. At such time as the Illinois Department of Revenue begins to collect and enforce the tax pursuant to such an agreement, the Illinois Department of Revenue shall have full power to administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter.
B. If an agreement is entered into and executed as provided in this section, the Illinois Department of Revenue and persons subject to the tax collected by the Illinois Department of Revenue pursuant to this chapter shall, as much as practicable and to the extent allowed by law, have the same rights, remedies, privileges, immunities, powers, and duties, and be subject to the same conditions, restrictions, limitations, penalties, definitions of terms and procedures, as those set forth in the Local Tax Collection Act (35 ILCS 720, et seq.) and the intergovernmental agreement between the City of Chicago and the Illinois Department of Revenue executed in accordance with that Act, the Vehicle Use Tax under Article X of Chapter 3 of the Illinois Vehicle Code (625 ILCS 5/3-1001, et seq.), and the Uniform Penalty and Interest Act (35 ILCS 735/3-1, et seq.).
(Added Coun. J. 5-6-15, p. 107645, § 1)