Last week, the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) held its Fall Executive Committee and Uniformity Committee Meetings (in person) in Alexandria, Virginia. During the Executive Committee Meeting, MTC staff approved California’s participation as a sovereignty member. The Uniformity Committee Meeting focused on discussing the status of its current projects, held its state roundtable, and proposed a

Uniformity Committee Fall Meeting – November 9, 2021

The MTC held its Uniformity Committee Fall Meeting on November 9. During the meeting, MTC staff presented the Partnership Project’s issues outline and provided a status update. The presentation consisted of a general overview of the project’s history, an analysis of the issues outline, a discussion on

On August 17, 2021, the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) held its first meeting of the State Taxation of Partnerships Project (the Partnership Project), during which the work group discussed a draft outline of partnership issues. The Partnership Project is being chaired by Laurie McEhatton (California Franchise Tax Board) and staffed by Helen Hecht (General Counsel

The Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) adopted its long-awaited guidance interpreting Public Law (P.L.) 86-272 protections for internet businesses on August 4, 2021. P.L. 86-272 was passed by the U.S. Congress in 1959, and protects businesses from the imposition of state income tax when the business’s only activity in the state is the solicitation of orders

On July 28, 2021, the Uniformity Committee of the Multistate Tax Commission’s (MTC) advanced the new project on Sales Taxation of Digital Goods (the Project). Specifically, the Standing Subcommittee recommended MTC staff draft an outline for a white paper that will explore issues concerning the state taxation of digital products and to provide guidance on

On June 17, 2021, the Standing Subcommittee of the Multistate Tax Commission’s (“MTC”) Uniformity Committee discussed a potential new project recommendation for the Uniformity Committee. During the meeting, MTC staff presented a draft memo outlining the pros and cons of creating a uniform model statute for the taxation of digital products. Ultimately, however, the Committee

On June 15, 2021, the Multistate Tax Commission (“MTC”) held its first meeting to discuss the “Project on State Taxation of Partnerships.” The work group intends to focus on the “underdeveloped” state partnership tax rules and provide guidance and structure in the state partnership taxation realm.

During the first meeting, the work group focused on

On March 23, the State Intercompany Transactions Advisory Service (SITAS) Committee of the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) met via videoconference for its first meeting since November of 2016. During the meeting, there was a presentation regarding the Committee’s history and goals going forward, discussion of training opportunities for states, discussion of the Committee’s information exchange

On November 20, the Executive Committee of the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) met via videoconference for its final meeting of 2020. During the meeting, the Committee heard updates from Greg Matson (MTC Executive Director) and each of the MTC’s standing committees, including the State Intercompany Transactions Advisory Service (SITAS) Committee. Here are the highlights.

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