February 2014

By Zachary Atkins and Timothy Gustafson

The Indiana Department of State Revenue issued two letters of findings in which it concluded that a multistate corporation and its subsidiary were not entitled to source their receipts from franchise agreements based on costs of performance (COP) for corporate income tax purposes. The parent corporation entered into franchise

By Madison Barnett and Timothy Gustafson

The Michigan Court of Appeals held that a provider of event planning and coordination services presented sufficient evidence to support its costs of performance sales factor sourcing method, under which it sourced services receipts to the location where the event occurred. Over the Department’s arguments that the taxpayer failed