(35 ILCS 5/1007)
Sec. 1007. Failure to register tax shelter or maintain list.
(a) Penalty Imposed. Any person that fails to comply with the requirements of Section 1405.5 shall incur a penalty as provided in subsection (b). A person shall not be in compliance with the requirements of Section 1405.5 unless and until the required return has been filed and that return contains all of the information required to be included by the Secretary under federal law.
(b) Amount of Penalty. The following penalties apply:
(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the penalty
imposed under subsection (a) with respect to any failure is $15,000.
(2) If the failure is with respect to a listed
transaction under subsection (c) of Section 1405.5, the penalty shall be $100,000.
(3) In the case of each failure to comply with the
requirements of subsection (a) or subsection (b) of Section 1405.6, the penalty shall be $15,000.
(4) If the failure is with respect to a listed
transaction under subsection (c) of Section 1405.6, the penalty shall be $100,000.
(c) Authority to rescind penalty. The Department may rescind all or any portion of any penalty imposed by this subsection with respect to any violation, if
(1) the violation is with respect to a reportable
transaction other than a listed transaction, and
(2) rescinding the penalty would promote compliance
with the requirements of this Act and effective tax administration.
(d) Coordination with other penalties. The penalty imposed by this Section is in addition to any penalty imposed by this Act or the Uniform Penalty and Interest Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-707, eff. 1-11-08.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015