17 NCAC 05g .1303         telecommunications companies

(a)  When a taxpayer that provides telecommunications or ancillary services that are subject to Multistate Tax Commission Reg. IV.18(i), receipts from the sale or license of digital goods or services not otherwise assigned for apportionment purposes pursuant to that Regulation shall be assigned pursuant to this Rule. The taxpayer shall apply Rules .0904 or .0905 of this Subchapter as if the transaction were a service delivered to an individual or business customer or delivered through or on behalf of an individual or business customer. Multistate Tax Commission Reg. IV.18(i) is hereby incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments or additions, and is available free of charge at http://www.mtc.gov/Uniformity/Adopted-Uniformity-Recommendations.

(b)  In applying these Rules, if the taxpayer cannot determine the state or states where a customer received the purchased product, the taxpayer may reasonably approximate this location using the customer's place of "primary use" of the purchased product, applying the definition of "primary use" set forth in MTC Model Regulation for Sourcing Sales of Telecommunications and Ancillary Services, MTC Reg. IV.18(i).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 105-130.4; S.L. 2016-94;

Eff. January 1, 2020 (See S.L. 2019-246, s. 3).