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Market-Based Apportionment Nick Niemann McGrath North Mullin & Kratz, PC LLO Omaha, NE
Sale of TPP Initially 3 factors – Property – Payroll – Sales Trend Single factor Some combination of 1-3 factors – Single, double or triple weighting Sale of Services Initially Cost of Performance – Cliff (All-or-Nothing) Trend Cost of Performance – Percentage Market-State Apportionment Nationally
COP – Cliff (All-or-Nothing) COP - Percentage Market-sourcing approach No Income Tax Other Note: Year shown = States enacting market-state in past 10 years. Sales Factor: Sourcing of Services Phase-In Effective 2014
TPP 1967: 3 factor 1987: Single factor (Sales) – LB 772: Phase In ( ) – LB 775: Immediate for Nebraska incentive package Services 1967: COP – Cliff 2012 Single factor (Sales) - LB 872: Market-State (Eff ) Nebraskas Apportionment Rule History
Nebraska Market-State Rules
Sale of Intangibles: Treasury Function: Loan: Credit Card: Lease or License of TPP:... Sale, Lease or License of Real Property: Other Sales: Telecom Companies:..... Location of Use Extent of Management Location of Security or Debtors Address Billing Address Property Location Extent of NE Business Activity Keep COP - Cliff
Market-State for Services - Tax Perspective - Pros In-state service providers – Avoid >100% taxation – No tax penalty for engaging in a service Less TPP v. Service controversies Less Income-producing activity controversies No more COP interpretation issues Cons Increases taxable jurisdictions for out-of-state service providers More nexus enforcement Multiple Market Based Sourcing tests Retaining / obtaining user or customer information – Benefits received Cost of compliance Introduces new sourcing interpretation issues
Market-State for Services - Economic Development Perspective - ProsCons Certain in-State companies may prefer COP – Cliff if results in -0- tax May cause some out-of- state service providers to not make services available to in-State customers No tax penalty for having jobs and capital investment in the taxing State Puts emphasis on exporting services (and importing revenue) using in-State employees and capital investment
Market-Based Apportionment Thank You Nick Niemann
Partner - McGrath North Law Firm Member - American & Nebraska Bar Association - American Institute & Nebraska Society of CPAs - Council On State Taxation (Practitioner) Creighton- College of Business 1978 (Summa Cum Laude) - School of Law 1981 (Magna Cum Laude) - Adjunct Faculty – State Tax Best Lawyers In America (Tax Law and Litigation & Controversy – Tax) Principal designer and drafter of most of Nebraskas economic development tax incentive programs (e.g., 1987s LB775 Employment and Investment Growth Act and 2005s LB312 Nebraska Advantage Programs, the Nebraska capital gains exclusion and the single factor corporate apportionment formula). Nick works with company tax department personnel and their outside CPA firms and/or legal counsel, to address site selection, state tax planning opportunities, tax audits and appeals, refund claims and appeals, and tax and other incentives. Contact Info: Website: (402) Nicks partner, Matt Ottemann, of McGrath North assisted in the creation of this presentation.
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