What is the 2019 Illinois Tax Amnesty Program?

  • Public Act 101-0009 (SB 0689), amends the Illinois Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act and provides the opportunity for taxpayers to pay certain outstanding tax liabilities and to have penalties and interest waived for taxes paid in full during the amnesty period.

What is an eligible tax liability?

  • An eligible tax liability is a liability that was not reported or paid for tax periods ending after June 30, 2011, and prior to July 1, 2018.

When is the 2019 Illinois Tax Amnesty Program?

  • The Illinois Tax Amnesty Program will be held October 1, 2019, through November 15, 2019.
  • Eligible tax liabilities and returns must be paid and filed during those dates to qualify for the waiver of penalty and interest.