Executive Committee Agenda 7/2008

PUBLIC NOTICE AND AGENDA

Multistate Tax Commission Executive Committee Meeting 
Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
100 Sandoval Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Thursday, July 31, 2008 
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time


Dial-In Number:  1-866-381-9862
Conference Code:  8917135

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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 May 8, 2008, Executive Committee Meeting and the June 20, 2008, Executive Committee Teleconference  
   
IV. Report of the Chair
 
V. Report of the Treasurer
  Financial Report for the 11-month Period July 1, 2007 May 31, 2007
 
VI. Report of the Executive Director
  [Report of the Executive Director has been deferred to the Annual Commission meeting immediately following this meeting.]
   
VII. Committee & Program Reports
  [Regular reports by the committees and programs have been deferred to the Annual Commission meeting immediately following this meeting.]
   
  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
  Results of State Survey 
Response to NCCUSL Drafting Committee Questions
MTC Letter ULC SP Committee
  B. Proposals before the Executive Committee (none anticipated)
      1. Uniformity Recommendations for Review
      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 Upcoming Meetings & Events Schedule
  B. Sites for 2011 and 2012 Annual Commission Meetings [Note: The 2009 and 2010 Annual Commission Meetings will be held in Missouri and Hood River, Oregon, respectively]
   
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I. Nexus Committee & National Nexus Program
  A. Approval of Minutes of Closed Session on May 8, 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 May 8, 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)
  Approval of Minutes of Closed Session on June 20, 2008
  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