Executive Committee Agenda 11/2008

PUBLIC NOTICE AND AGENDA

Multistate Tax Commission Executive Committee Meeting 
El Tropicano, Riverwalk
110 Lexington Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Dial-in: 1-866-381-9862, Conf. Code: 8917135 

Thursday, November 20, 2008 
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time


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I. Welcome and Introductions
II. Public Comment Period
  In accordance with its Public Participation Policy, the Commission provides this opportunity for members of the public to address the Commission directly on this agenda. The Chair may also provide for public comment before or during the committees discussion of specific agenda items.
III. Approval of Minutes of the July 31, 2008, Executive Committee Meeting
IV. Report of the Chair
V. Report of the Treasurer
  Financial Report for the Period July 1, 2008 – September 30, 2008
VI. Report of the Executive Director
VII. Committee & Program Reports
  A. Reports
      1.  Audit Committee
      2. Litigation Committee
      3. Nexus Committee
      4. Technology Committee
      5. Uniformity Committee
      6. Training Program
  B. Other Committee & Program Business (if any)
VIII. Other Reports
  A. Report on Revamping the Commissions Internal Audit Process
  B. Report from Working Group on COST Survey Response & Audit Program Improvements
IX. Uniformity Projects
  A. Update on UDITPA Revision Project & Related Matters
  B. Proposals before the Executive Committee
      1. Uniformity Recommendations for Review
          a. Proposed Model Statute on Accommodation Intermediaries (possible)
      2. Hearing Officer Recommendations for Consideration
X. Federal Issues with State Tax Implications
  A. Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Fairness and Simplification Act
  B. Business Activity Tax Simplification Act
  C. Cell Tax Fairness Act
  D. Hotel Intermediaries
  E. Sales Tax Simplification and Fairness Act
  F. Other Federal Legislative Activity
XI. Future Meeting and Event Plans
  A. Review of January Executive Committee Meeting & Seminar Program
  B. Review of Upcoming Meetings & Events Schedule
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I. Nexus Committee & National Nexus Program
  A. Approval of Minutes of Closed Session on July 31, 2008
  B. Report on Confidential Matters
  Pursuant to the Commissions Public Participation Policy, Section 15, Subsection (c), this item is scheduled for a closed session because it involves confidential taxpayer information, the disclosure of which is prohibited by law. Pursuant to the Commissions Public Participation Policy, Section 16, consideration of minutes is scheduled for a confidential session because that policy requires that the minute book of a closed session be kept confidential.
II. Audit Committee & Joint Audit Program
  A. Approval of Minutes of Closed Session on July 31, 2008
  B. Report on Confidential Matters
  Pursuant to the Commissions Public Participation Policy, Section 15, Subsection (c), this item is scheduled for a closed session because it involves confidential taxpayer information, the disclosure of which is prohibited by law. Pursuant to the Commissions Public Participation Policy, Section 16, consideration of minutes is scheduled for a confidential session because that policy requires that the minute book of a closed session be kept confidential.
III. Items Related to Pending Litigation & Commission Personnel Matters (if any)
  A. Approval of Minutes of Closed Session on July 31, 2008
  B. Other Confidential Matters
  Pursuant to the Commissions Public Participation Policy, section 15, subsection (f), an item relating to pending litigation may be scheduled for a closed session if it involves a current adjudicatory proceeding to which the Commission or a member State is a party; if it involves significant exposure to litigation against the Commission or a member State, if this body needs to decide if a significant exposure to litigation exists; or if the Commission or a member State is initiating or making a decision to initiate litigation. Pursuant to section 15, subsection (a) and (e), an item may be scheduled for a confidential session because it involves confidential personnel information or the discharging of responsibilities related to salaries, salary schedules, or compensation paid in the form of fringe benefits.
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XII. Resumption of Public Session and Reports from Closed Session (if any)
XIII. Adjournment