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Multistate Tax Commission


Informational and Training Session for State Lawyers (closed session)
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Grand Rapids, Michigan 

1. (8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.) Limitations on Congress’s Power to Preempt State Taxation Under the Commerce Clause. 
  (10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.) Chia Break
2. (10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.) Recent Developments in Nexus Litigation for Sales and Use and Income-Based Taxes: Griffith v. Con-Agra Brands; Scioto Insurance Co. v. Oklahoma; Performance Marketing v. Illinois and D.M.A. v. Colorado.
3.  (11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.) Litigating Hotel Intermediary Tax Liability: How Can the States and Localities Do Better? (NOTE: this session was canceled)
4. (11:30 a.m. - Noon) Litigation Over the Multistate Tax Compact Article III Election.
  (Noon - 1:00 p.m.) Lunch (on your own)
5. (1:00 p.m.- 2:15 p.m.) Attorneys’ Roundtable Discussion.

(2:15 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.) Coffee Break
6. (2:30 p.m.- 3:15 p.m.) Application of Unitary Business Principle to Value-Added and Individual Income Taxes in Michigan.
7. (3:15 p.m.- 3:45 p.m.) [Discussion of Pending Administrative Refund Litigation].
8. (3:45 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.) Attorneys’ Roundtable Discussion, Cont.


*In accordance with the Multistate Tax Commission’s public participation policy, the informational and training session is open only to attorneys who represent revenue agencies or associations of revenue agencies. See Section 5(c)(3) of the MTC’s public participation policy. Additional information on this meeting and agenda may be secured from Bruce Fort, Multistate Tax Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 425, Washington, D.C. 20001-1538, telephone: (505) 982-8902.