48th Annual Conference & Committee Meetings

Event Summary

48th Annual Conference & Committee Meetings

July 27-30, 2015

The Davenport Hotel
10 South Post Street
Spokane, Washington 99201

Schedule of Events

NOTE: All times local (Pacific Time)



July 27

8:30am - Noon: Audit Committee, Agenda

8:30am - Noon: Training Session for State Attorneys

1:00pm - 4:00pm: Nexus Committee, Agenda

1:00pm - 5:00pm: Training Session for State Attorneys (cont.)

5:00pm - 6:30pm: Reception   

July 28

8:30am - 10:00am: Litigation Committee, Agenda

10:00am - Noon: Uniformity Committee, Agenda

1pm - 4pm: Uniformity Committee (cont.)

4pm - 5:30pm: Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Agenda

July 29

8:30am - Noon: 48th Annual Conference 

Our speakers for this year’s Annual Conference half-day seminar are:

  • Charles McLure of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on Defining a Unitary Business: An Economist’s View, 30 Years Later. Harley Duncan of KPMG will be the discussant for this session
  • Scott Pattison of the National Association of State Budget Officers and Donald J. Boyd of the Rockefeller Institute of Government at the State University of New York on The State of State Finances.

Noon - 1:30pm: Luncheon & Awards Program

2pm - 5pm: Annual Commission Meeting, Agenda

6pm - 7pm: Reception

7pm - 8pm: Banquet

July 30

8:30am - Noon: Executive Committee Meeting, Agenda



Hotel Reservations:  The annual meeting will be held at The Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Washington.  The guestroom rate is $88.00 plus tax for single occupancy or $98.00 plus tax for double occupancy will be available at the hotels listed below.

Reservations should be made no later than June 26, 2015 via online reservation or by calling (800) 918-9342.  In order to get the group rate, please mention the Multistate Tax Commission.

Guest rooms will be in The Davenport Tower, Autograph Collection, located next to the Historic Davenport Hotel.   

The Conference and all committee meetings will take place in The Historic Davenport Hotel.

Please note:  No registration fee is charged to attend committee meetings. A registration fee will be charged to attend the Annual Conference on Wednesday, July 29.


Statement Regarding Public Participation

Generally, meetings of the Commission and its Committees are public. Persons attending public sessions need not identify themselves. However, some of the listed meetings may not be entirely public. Under the Commission's Public Participation Policy, closed meetings may be held in matters involving certain personnel issues and the acquisition/disposition of real estate, matters required by law to be confidential, including discussion of certain taxpayer information, and some discussions with counsel over pending litigation. For your convenience, you may choose to contact the General Counsel, at (202) 650-0300, for an indication of which of the listed meetings may not be entirely public. Your contact, which may be on an anonymous basis, also permits the Commission to provide adequate seating.

For more information concerning any meetings or events listed in this Calendar, please contact Bill Six, Director of Administration, at the Commission's headquarters office (202) 650-0300  Please note that there are no registration fees associated with attendance at meetings of the Multistate Tax Commission or its committees; however, registration fees are charged for the Annual Conference (and associated social events).