June 19, 2020 •
Illinois Board of Elections Announces Amnesty Period for Late Contribution Reports
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois Board of Elections announced an amnesty period for late filers of the March 2020 quarterly report of campaign contributions and expenditures, due on April 15.
No penalties will be assessed for reports filed on or before June 30.
Similarly, no penalties will be assessed for late Schedule A-1 reports of contributions of $1,000 or more, due between March 18 and June 30, as long as they are filed on or before June 30.
Late reports (Quarterly or A-1) filed after June 30 will be subject to statutorily mandated penalties.
The Board’s one-time amnesty will not apply to the upcoming June 2020 Quarterly Report, which is due no later than July 15.
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