MultiTax Commission

An intergovernmental state tax agency whose mission is to promote uniform and consistent tax policy and administration among the states, assist taxpayers in achieving compliance with existing tax laws, and advocate for state and local sovereignty in the development of tax policy.

54th Annual Meeting Week

Meeting Schedule

July 21, 27-28, August 4-5, 9-10, 2021

via Teleconference and Webcast

The Commission 54th Annual Meetings are being held virtually over July 21 – August 10, 2021.  Registration is required for all events and meetings.  Meetings are at no charge, but there is a fee associated with the Annual Meeting Seminar.



Online Materials


July 21st

 1:00 – 5:00 pm EDT: Annual Meeting Seminar

Session I

1:00-2:00 PM, Transfer Pricing: Issues to Consider in the Current Environment

Panelists: Joe Huddleston, Executive Director, National Tax Department, Indirect Tax Services, State and Local Tax, Ernst & Young LLP

Bruce Fort, MTC Senior Counsel

Andrew Eversole, Transfer Pricing Team Lead, Indiana Department of Revenue 

Moderator: Holly Coon, MTC Director of the Audit Program 

Break 2:00-2:30 PM

Session II 

2:30-3:30 PM, Increasing Tax Enforcement for Pass-Through Entities:  Perspective of a Former IRS Chief Counsel

Speaker: Michael J. Desmond, Partner, GibsonDunn, former Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service

Moderator: Helen Hecht, MTC Uniformity Counsel

Break 3:30-4:00 PM

Session III

4:00-5:00 PM, Taxation of Digital Items: What States Can and Should do to Make it Work

Panelists: Matt Hunsaker, Partner, BakerHostetler

Steve Kranz, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Rob Plattner, Senior Advisor, New York State Senate Finance Committee Chair; former Deputy Commissioner for Tax Policy, NYS Department of Taxation and Finance

Moderator: Nancy Prosser, MTC General Counsel


July 27th

Nexus Committee Meeting Agenda


July 28th

 2:00 pm EDT: Uniformity Committee Meeting  Agenda


August 4th

 2:00 pm EDT: Commission Annual Business Meeting Agenda


August 5th

 2:00 pm EDT: Executive Committee Meeting Agenda


August 9th

 2:00 pm EDT: Strategic Planning Committee Meeting Agenda


August 10th

 2:00 pm EDT: Audit Committee Meeting Agenda


Committee Meetings: All standing committee meetings will be held over the July 27 – August 10, 2021, time frame. All committee meetings are free and open to the public except during closed sessions. Advance notice of closed sessions will be posted on our website.

Annual Business Meeting of the Commission: This meeting occurs on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, and is no charge and open to the public except during closed sessions. Advance notice of when the session is closed will be posted on our website.

July 21st Annual Meeting Seminar: Comprised of three-panel discussions, topics will cover Transfer Pricing, Pass-Through Entities, and Taxation of Digital Items. Each of the hour-long panels will be followed by a 30-minute break and will occur on Wednesday, July 21st from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

To see your state’s registration fee, visit the July 21st Annual Meeting Seminar page.

Please note:  Although there is no fee to attend meetings of the Commission and its various committees, it is important and appreciated for you to register for planning purposes (registration is mandatory for training and other events where there is a fee – such as the annual meeting seminar).  If you have any questions, or need further assistance, please email us at

GoToMeeting:  Meetings will be conducted via GoToMeeting. You can visit the Get Ready for Your First Meeting page to make sure you are prepared ahead of time.  By joining a test session from your computer or mobile device, you can help make sure that your real session will connect correctly. Having difficulty with GoToMeeting? Check our troubleshooting guide 

Statement Regarding Public Participation

Generally, meetings of the Commission and its Committees are public. Persons attending public sessions need not identify themselves. However, some of the listed meetings may not be entirely public. Under the Commission’s Public Participation Policy, closed meetings may be held in matters involving certain personnel issues and the acquisition/disposition of real estate, matters required by law to be confidential, including discussion of certain taxpayer information, and some discussions with counsel over pending litigation. For your convenience, you may choose to contact Nancy Prosser at (202) 650-0300, for an indication of which of the listed meetings may not be entirely public. Your contact, which may be on an anonymous basis, also permits the Commission to provide adequate seating.

For more information concerning any meetings or events listed in this Calendar, please contact Bill Six, Director of Administration, at the Commission’s Washington, D.C. headquarters office (202) 650-0300.  Please note that there are no registration fees associated with attendance at meetings of the Multistate Tax Commission or its committees; however, registration fees are charged for the Annual Meeting Seminar (and associated social events) and the Fall Business-Government Dialogue on State Tax Uniformity.