2014 Fall Committee Meetings

The Audit Committee, Nexus Committee, Uniformity Committee and Subcommittee, Strategic Planning Steering Committee and Executive Committee will be meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.  Visit our Schedule of Events webpage for additional details.

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2014 Paull Mines Award

The Commission awarded the 2014 Paull Mines Award for Contribution to State Tax Jurisprudence to the late C. A. Daw, chief counsel for the Montana Department of Revenue.

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MTC New Website

Welcome to the Commission's new website, we have improved functionality and re-organized content to improve ease of use. Please bear with us as you may encounter some broken links -- we are working to make sure everything gets reconnected after our "move." 

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47th Annual Conference

The Commission’s 2014 Annual Conference and Committee Meetings were held on July 28 – 31, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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MTC Files Amicus Brief in Alabama’s CSX Case

MTCbrief2.jpgThe Commission filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Alabama Dept. of Revenue, et al. v. CSX Transportation, Inc. supporting Alabama’s imposition of sales and use tax on rail carriers’ diesel purchases while exempting those who use roads or waterways for transit, arguing that Alabama’s taxes do not discriminate against railroads under the 4-R Act.

Alabama Dept. of Revenue, et al. v. CSX Transportation, Inc.

C. A. Daw Recipient of the 2014 Paull Mines Award

On July 30, 2014, the Commission awarded the 2014 Paull Mines Award for Contribution to State Tax Jurisprudence to the late C. A. Daw, chief counsel for the Montana Department of Revenue, who lost a battle with cancer in May of this year. His wife, Mari, was present to accept to the award.
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MTC seeks Multistate Corporate Income Tax Auditor

The Commission has an opening in its Joint Audit Program for a Corporate Income Tax Auditor.  The Commission audits large corporations on behalf of 25 states.  Please review the job announcement for minimum requirements and more details about the position. The Commission is an equal opportunity employer.
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MTC Files Brief in Comptroller of Maryland v. Wynne

MTC Files Brief in Comptroller of Maryland v. Wynne
On August 5, 2014, the Commission filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Comptroller of Maryland v. Wynne, arguing that Maryland should not be required to provide a credit for taxes paid by residents to other states against the tax those residents owe to Maryland. 
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MTC Review Available Online

MTC Review Available Online
This issue contains three articles written by current MTC staff members and by former policy research interns.  The first, “The Überexpert,” is by Harold Jennings, senior audit supervisor, and Robert Schauer, computer audit specialist.
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2014 New England State & Local Tax Forum

This conference will provide an annual update on significant state and local tax developments from across the nation with a particular focus on New England. The forum's 2014 agenda focuses on nine topics with separate tracks, including market-based sourcing in Massachusetts and beyond, a multistate unitary combination update, top sales tax and non-income tax issues in 2014, and New York tax reform.
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