Apportionment

Illinois Apportionment of Service Income and Unitary Partnerships

Effective for tax years ending on or after Dec. 31, 2008, Illinois enacted a form of market sourcing for sales of services. As part of this change, Illinois excludes a taxpayer’s sales of services from the sales factor when the taxpayer is not subject to tax in the state where the services are received.

Alternative Apportionment: Fairness Is Not the Only Factor

Alternative apportionment provides taxpayers and tax administrators with a means to obtain ad hoc relief when the application of a state’s standard apportionment formula fails to reflect a taxpayer’s business activities in the state.

New Developments in Sourcing Services for Telecommunication Companies

Effective planning and recordkeeping in the apportionment area call for an in-depth understanding of a taxpayer’s business model, including technology-based processes and the related cost accounting systems used, in order to source revenues to the appropriate jurisdiction.

Current Corporate Income Tax Developments (Part II)

This two-part article discusses myriad recent state tax activities in the corporate income tax area. Part II addresses apportionment, unitary groups/filing methods, administration and other significant issues.

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2016 Best Article Award

The winners of The Tax Adviser’s 2016 Best Article Award are Edward Schnee, CPA, Ph.D., and W. Eugene Seago, J.D., Ph.D., for their article, “Taxation of Worthless and Abandoned Partnership Interests.”