Executive Committee Agenda 7/2016

PUBLIC NOTICE & AGENDA


Multistate Tax Commission Executive Committee Meeting
Crowne Plaza-Kansas City Downtown
 1301 Wyandotte Street
 Kansas City, Missouri

Thursday, July 28, 2016
8:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Central Time

Dial-In Number: (719) 325-2630
Conference Code: 794129

I. Welcome and Introductions
II. Initial 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 committee's discussion of specific agenda items.
III.
IV. Report of the Chair
V.
  Financial Report for the 12-month Period July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016
VI. Report of the Executive Director
VII. Other Reports
  Other Information from Committees & Programs not covered in their Annual Reports to the Commission (if any)
VIII.   Uniformity
  A.  Draft Amendments to the Commission’s Model Allocation and Apportionment Regulation – Status Report
        - Comment letter from SIFMA     
      - Additional Comments from COST
 
B.  Model Sales and Use Tax Notice and Reporting Statute – Status of Litigation Report 
  C.  Other Uniformity Matters (if any)
IX. Federal Issues with State Tax Implications
 
A.   S.2555 (proposed Sec. 21), MOBILE NOW Act and companions S.1261/H.R.1087, Wireless Telecommunications Tax and Fee Collection Fairness Act of 2015
B.   S.698, Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015/H.R.2775, Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015
C.   S.386/H.R.2315, Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015
D.   S.851/H.R.1643, Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2015
E.   S.1164/H.R.1528, End Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2015      
F.   S.2117/H.R.3663, To prevent certain discriminatory taxation of natural gas pipeline property  
G.   H.R.2584, Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of 2015
H.   Federal Tax Reform
I.    Other Federal Legislative Activity
XII. Upcoming Meetings & Events
  2016 Fall Committee Meetings, December 13 to 15 — Houston, Texas
----------------------------CLOSED SESSION ---------------------------
XI. Consideration of Confidential Matters during Closed Session
  A. Nexus Committee & National Nexus Program
       1.  Approval of Minutes of Closed Session on May 12, 2016
       2.  Report on Confidential Matters
 
Pursuant to the Commission's 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 Commission's 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.
  B. Audit Committee & Joint Audit Program
       1.  Approval of Minutes of Closed Session on May 12, 2016
       2.  Report on Confidential Matters
 
Pursuant to the Commission's 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 Commission's 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.
  C. Items Related to Pending Litigation & Commission Personnel Matters (if any)
       1.  Approval of Minutes of Closed Session on May 12, 2016
       2.  Litigation regarding Compact Article III Election
       3.  Other Confidential Matters
 
Pursuant to the Commission's 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.

----------------------- PUBLIC SESSION RECONVENED ------------------------------

XII. Resumption of Public Session and Reports from Closed Session (if any)
XIII. Adjournment

Back to the 2016 Annual Committee Meetings webpage.