Executive Committee Agenda 7/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE & AGENDA


Multistate Tax Commission Executive Committee Meeting
Galt House Hotel
140 North Fourth Street
Louisville, Kentucky

Thursday, August 3, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Dial-In Number: (605) 475-5605
Conference Code: 273821

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 Committee regarding the topics on this agenda. The Chair may also provide for public comment before or during the discussion of specific agenda items.

A member of the public who has substantial comments is urged to submit them in writing before the meeting.  Please contact the Commission staff member noted as an information contact on this agenda to coordinate submission of written comments. 

The Chair may limit the amount of time available to each individual speaker to allow sufficient opportunity for all commenters and the accomplishment of the Committee’s business during the time allotted for the meeting.
III.
IV. Report of the Chair
V.
  Financial Report for the 12-month Period July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017
VI. Report of the Executive Director
  Updates to Personnel Manual
VII. Other Reports
  Other Information from Committees & Programs not covered in their Annual Reports to the Commission (if any)
VIII.   Federal Issues with State Tax Implications
  A.  Bills Introduced in the 115th Congress
         1.  S.19 (proposed Sec. 20), MOBILE NOW Act
       2.  S.540/H.R.1393, Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017
       3.  S.976, Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017/H.R.2193, Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2017
       4.  H.R. 2887, No Regulation Without Representation Act
       5.  S.1159/H.R.2024, End Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2017
 
B.  Issues Likely to be Considered in the 115th Congress
        1.  Digital Goods and Services
      2.  Business Activity Tax Simplification
  C.  Federal Tax Reform
  D. Other Federal Legislative Activity
IX. Upcoming Meetings & Events
  A.  2017 Fall Committee Meetings, November 15 to 17 — New Orleans, Louisiana
  B.  Host State for 2019 Annual Conference and Meetings
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X. Consideration of Confidential Matters during Closed Session
  A. Nexus Committee & National Nexus Program
       1.  Approval of Minutes of Closed Session on May 11, 2017
       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 11, 2017
       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
       1.  Approval of Minutes of Closed Session on May 11, 2017
       2.  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.

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

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