2014 Paull Mines Award

The Commission awarded the 2014 Paull Mines Award for Contribution to State Tax Jurisprudence to the late C. A. Daw, chief counsel for the Montana Department of Revenue.

Continue reading ...

MTC New Website

Welcome to the Commission's new website, we have improved functionality and re-organized content to improve ease of use. Please bear with us as you may encounter some broken links -- we are working to make sure everything gets reconnected after our "move." 

Continue reading ...

2014 Fall Committee Meetings

The Audit Committee, Nexus Committee, Uniformity Committee and Subcommittee, Strategic Planning Steering Committee and Executive Committee will be meeting.  Additional information, agendas and registration will be available soon. 

Continue reading ...

47th Annual Conference

The Commission’s 2014 Annual Conference and Committee Meetings were held on July 28 – 31, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Continue reading ...

C. A. Daw Recipient of the 2014 Paull Mines Award

On July 30, 2014, the Commission awarded the 2014 Paull Mines Award for Contribution to State Tax Jurisprudence to the late C. A. Daw, chief counsel for the Montana Department of Revenue, who lost a battle with cancer in May of this year. His wife, Mari, was present to accept to the award.  Helen Hecht, MTC’s general counsel, presented the award, and drawing from the letter nomination letter, noted that “C. A.’s leadership in state taxation was based on the same foundation as Paull’s: incredible intellectual ability and curiosity, an open and egalitarian spirit toward people, an encyclopedic knowledge of taxation at all levels, and a bedrock commitment to tax fairness matched by an equally strong commitment to taxpayer rights.”
 

MTC seeks Multistate Corporate Income Tax Auditor

The Commission has an opening in its Joint Audit Program for a Corporate Income Tax Auditor.  The Commission audits large corporations on behalf of 25 states.  Please review the job announcement for minimum requirements and more details about the position. The Commission is an equal opportunity employer.
Read More

MTC Files Brief in Comptroller of Maryland v. Wynne

MTC Files Brief in Comptroller of Maryland v. Wynne
On August 5, 2014, the Commission filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Comptroller of Maryland v. Wynne, arguing that Maryland should not be required to provide a credit for taxes paid by residents to other states against the tax those residents owe to Maryland. 
Read More

MTC Review Available Online

MTC Review Available Online
This issue contains three articles written by current MTC staff members and by former policy research interns.  The first, “The √úberexpert,” is by Harold Jennings, senior audit supervisor, and Robert Schauer, computer audit specialist.
Read More

2014 New England State & Local Tax Forum

This conference will provide an annual update on significant state and local tax developments from across the nation with a particular focus on New England. The forum's 2014 agenda focuses on nine topics with separate tracks, including market-based sourcing in Massachusetts and beyond, a multistate unitary combination update, top sales tax and non-income tax issues in 2014, and New York tax reform.
Read More