Activities By Committee

On July 6, 2016, TEI submitted comments to the Internal Revenue Service regarding its proposed regulations for 26 U.S.C. § 385, which would give the IRS broad authority to recharacterize related-…
On June 30, 2016, TEI filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in The Gillette Company v. California Franchise Tax Board, No. 15-1442, also known as the California Multistate Tax Compact ("…
On June 29, 2016, TEI filed a comment letter with the OECD regarding its request for input on Development of a Multilateral Instrument to Implement the Tax Treaty related BEPS Measures under Action…
On June 20, 2016, TEI submitted a letter to the IRS recommending certain changes and clarifications to the FATCA-related Form W-8BEN-E. The letter discusses ambiguities in the most recent version of…
On June 15, 2016, TEI issued two new state and local tax policy statements on alternative apportionment and state tax haven legislation. The Alternative Apportionment policy statement takes the…
On June 14, 2016, members from Regions VI and VII enjoyed a wide-ranging and insightful discussion with local and national LB&I executives at the University of Illinois Business Center in Chicago…
On May 24, 2016, TEI submitted a letter to European Union Member States urging them to reject the Czech Republic and Austria's request for permission to introduce a pilot program implementing a…
On May 16, 2016, TEI's Canadian Commodity Tax Committee held a liaison meeting with the British Columbia Ministry of Finance. Jordan Goss, Executive Director of the Consumer Tax Programs Branch; Ann…
On May 12, 2016, TEI's State and Local Tax Committee had the opportunity to discuss two of TEI's state and local tax policy statements at the Multistate Tax Commission's Executive Committee meeting.…
CFO Magazine invited TEI's members and TEI Tax Counsel, Pilar Mata, to weigh in on pressing state and local tax issues and rank state tax environments this past April – March. The resulting article…
On April 28, 2016, TEI's State and Local Tax Committee held a liaison meeting with Connie Beard, the Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. TEI discussed the need to standardize the timing,…
On April 26, 2016, TEI issued a policy statement on statutes of limitation for state and local taxes. TEI maintains statutes of limitation for assessments and refund claims should be equal;…
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