The Montana Supreme Court held that the Department erred in determining that Exxon Mobil was entitled to only an 80% exclusion for dividends received from domestic corporations excluded from the water’s-edge combined return, and concluded that 100% of the actual dividends it received from such entities are excluded from income. Pursuant to Montana statute, Exxon

By Chris Mehrmann and Charlie Kearns

The Montana Supreme Court held that online travel companies (OTCs) – including Priceline, Expedia, Orbitz and others – are subject to the state’s sales taxes on accommodations, campgrounds and rental vehicles, but are not subject to the state’s lodging facility use tax. The court held that the reservation fees