For the purpose of this subchapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ACT. The "Local Government Taxpayers' Bill of Rights Act."
   CITY. The City of Mattoon, Illinois.
   CORPORATE AUTHORITIES. The City of Mattoon's Mayor and City Council.
   LOCALLY IMPOSED AND ADMINISTERED TAX or TAX. Each tax imposed by the city that is collected or administered by the city, not an agency or department of the state. It does not include any taxes imposed upon real property under the Property Tax Code or fees collected by the city other than infrastructure maintenance fees.
   LOCAL TAX ADMINISTRATOR. The City Clerk is charged with the administration and collection of the locally imposed and administered taxes, including staff, employees or agents to the extent they are authorized by the Local Tax Administrator to act in the Local Tax Administrator's stead. The Local Tax Administrator shall have the authority to implement the terms of this subchapter to give full effect to this subchapter. The exercise of such authority by the Local Tax Administrator shall not be inconsistent with this subchapter and the Act.
   NOTICE. Each audit notice, collection notice or other similar notice or communication in connection with each of the city's locally imposed and administered taxes.
   TAX ORDINANCE. Each ordinance adopted by the city that imposes any locally imposed and administered tax.
   TAXPAYER. Any person required to pay any locally imposed and administered tax and generally includes the person upon whom the legal incidence of such tax is placed and with respect to consumer taxes includes the business or entity required to collect and pay the locally imposed and administered tax to the city.
(Ord. 2001-5047, passed 1-16-2001)