KUPIEC  MARTIN STATE AND LOCAL TAX WEBINAR As much as we can say in 60 minutes November 16, 2010  David J. Kupiec

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1. KUPIEC & MARTIN STATE AND LOCAL TAX WEBINAR (As much as we can say in 60 minutes!) November 16, 2010 David J. Kupiec Natalie M. Martin Kupiec & Martin, LLC Kupiec & Martin, LLC [email protected] [email protected]

2. Welcome and Introductions Presenters David Kupiec, Partner – Kupiec & Martin Natalie Martin, Partner – Kupiec & Martin Administrative details – website and telephone Participation welcome! Let’s get started… 2

3. Webinar Overview Our purpose (and hopefully yours) 4 recent presentations Illinois election results – what does it mean? What’s next? 3

4. 4 Recent Presentations Is this Bad Sourcing and Allocation or Just Inconsistency? (Taxpayers’ Federation of Illinois Annual State and Local Tax Conference, September 23, 2010) Recent Developments in State and Local Tax – 2010: Legislative Developments (Illinois Bar Association State Tax & Local Tax Section Annual Fall Seminar, September 30, 2010) Current Issues and Opportunities in State Tax Controversy (Chicago Tax Club, October 27, 2010) Where Do We Go From Here? Differing Perspectives on How the Economy Affects State and Local Tax Issues (Chicago Bar Association, November 4, 2010) 4

5. Sales Factor Starting Point – 3 factor National shift to single sales factor All sales or gross receipts Traditional sourcing TPP Services/intangible – cost of performance throwback 5

6. Sales Factor- Emerging Trends Market approach MTC Gross v. Net Receipts Throwout Impact of inconsistency among states 6

7. Sales Factor – Illinois’ New Focus Audits/Auditor Interpretation and Discretion Statutory Changes Regulatory Changes Case Law Alternative Apportionment 7

8. Sales Factor – Recent Changes in Other States Texas and Michigan – MTC Wisconsin – cost of performance Oklahoma – market sourcing Washington – market sourcing New Jersey – throwout Maine – throwout California - numerous 8

9. Illinois 2010 Legislative Recap More than 10,000 Bills Introduced During the 2010 Legislative Session Illinois General Assembly Session Ended May 31, 2010 Without Passing a Balanced Budget Estimated Budget Shortfall Approx. $14 plus Billion (Deficit for Fiscal Years 2011 & 2012) Governor Proposed Income Tax Rate Increase & Business Items to Address Budget Shortfall 9

10. 2009 Proposed Senate Bill 2252 – Not Passed 2 Year Temporary Income Tax Rate Increase (2010 and 2011) Individual Income Tax Rate Would Increase From 3% to 4.5% and Earned Income Tax Credit Would Increase from 5% to 10% of the Federal Tax Credit Corporate Income Tax Rate Would Increase From 4.8% to 7.2% (Personal Property Tax Replacement Tax Combined Rate of 9.7%) Status – Illinois House Voted Against (May 31, 2009) 10

11. 2009 Proposed House Bill 0174 (“750”) – Not Passed Individual Income Tax Rate Would Increase From 3% to 5% on July 1, 2009 Corporate Income Tax Rate Would Increase From 4.8% to 5% (Personal Property Tax Replacement Tax Combined Rate of 7.5%) Increase Property Tax Credit on Income Taxes From 5% to 10% and Earned Income Tax Credit From 5% to 15% of the Federal tax credit Expand Sales Tax Base - 39 Additional Services Status – Illinois Senate Passed 31-27 (May 30, 2009) 11

12. Proposed Expanded Sales Tax Base (39 Potential Services) Other warehousing and storage Travel agent services Carpet and upholstery cleaning services Dating services Dry cleaning and laundry (except coin operated) Consumer goods rental Health clubs, tanning parlors, reducing salons Linen supply Interior design services Other business services, including copy shops Bowling Centers Coin operated video games and pinball machines Membership fees in private clubs Admission to spectator sports (excluding horse tracks) Admission to cultural events Billiard Parlors Scenic and sightseeing transportation Taxi and Limousine services Unscheduled chartered passenger air transportation Motion pictures theaters, except drive-in theaters Pet grooming Landscaping services (including lawn care) Income from intrastate transportation of persons Mini-storage Household goods storage Cold storage Marina Service (docking, storage, cleaning, repair) Marina towing service (including tugboats) Gift and package wrapping service Laundry and dry cleaning services, coin operated Other services to buildings and dwellings Water softening and conditioning Internet Service Providers Short term auto rental Information Service Amusement park admission and rides Circuses and fairs – admission and games Cable and other program distribution Rental of video tapes for home viewing 12

13. PA 96-1012 (SB3658) - Back to School State Sales Tax Holiday PA 96-0888 (SB1578) – Small Business Job Creation Tax Credit Act PA 96 – 1435 (SB0377)- Tax Amnesty Program PA 96-1388 (SB0459) – Use Tax Reporting/Amnesty PA 96-0905 (SB3089) – EDGE Credit Automotive Manufacturers PA 96- 0937 (SB3655) – R&D Credit Extension 13 Some 2010 IL TAX BILLS ENACTED

14. PA 96-0959 (SB3662 )– Budget Implementation PA 96-96-1429 (HB5230) – Consolidated DCEO Reporting PA 96-0935 (SB3646) – Publicly-Traded Partnerships PA 96-1383 (HB5781)– Reciprocal Collection Act PA 96-1027 (HB5833) – Payments By Electronic Funds Transfer PA 96-1276 (HB6038) – Low-Income Housing Credit Extension 14 Some 2010 IL TAX BILLS ENACTED

15. State Tax Controversy – The Current Economy Taxpayer Issues: Tax Returns and Related Issues Tax Planning Tax Departments/Changes Changes in business and operations Dispute Resolutions – various methods Disclosure and Reporting Requirements 15

16. State Tax Controversy – The Current Economy State and Local Governments: It’s about the money! Current auditors – hiring and retiring Less resources in other areas Complex audit issues Legislative changes to enhance revenues 16

17. State Tax Controversy – The Current Economy 17 Legislation: It works! Technical in nature Expanding and extending tax benefits Lobbying Be proactive!

18. State Tax Controversy – The Current Economy 18 Refunds/Offsets: Currently, no refunds/offsets in Illinois Less money in refund fund (statutory change) States’ fiscal condition Options going forward

19. State Tax Controversy – The Current Economy 19 Outlook for the future: Net loss carryforwards Unitary groupings Audit cycles Litigation Next “loophole closures” Improving economy!

20. Transactions Dispositions Acquisitions Restructurings Mergers Bankruptcy 20 The Future – Upcoming Activities

21. The Future – How to React Know your business and how it might change Amend or Enact Laws Promulgate Regulations Alternative Apportionment Settlements Letter Rulings General Information Letters Private Letter Rulings 21

22. Recent Illinois Elections Governor Quinn re-elected “Mandate” to increase income taxes House Speaker retains control How does this play out? How does this impact you? Fall veto session activity? 2011 legislative activity? 22

23. What’s Next? Potential Illinois Income Tax rate increase How much Who it impacts Opportunities Expanded credits Potential Illinois Sales Tax Base Expansion How much Who it impacts Opportunities Expanded credits/exemptions 23

24. Conclusion 4 recent presentations – Take Aways Illinois election results – what does it mean? What’s next? 24

25. Questions? Contact Us David J. Kupiec (312) 632-1022 [email protected] Natalie M. Martin (312) 632-1023 [email protected] www.kupiecandmartin.com 25

26. Circular 230 Disclosure CIRCULAR 230 DISCLOSURE - To comply with Treasury Department regulations, we inform you that, unless otherwise expressly indicated, any tax advice contained in this communication (including any attachments) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (1) avoiding penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code or any other applicable tax law, or (2) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction, arrangement or other matter. 26

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