2021 Indiana Code
Title 6. Taxation
Article 5.5. Taxation of Financial Institutions
Chapter 5. Alternative Calculations; Combined Returns
6-5.5-5-1. Members of Unitary Business; Combined Returns; Fair Representation of Taxpayer Income Within State; Reapportionment

Universal Citation: IN Code § 6-5.5-5-1 (2021)

Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in this section, a unitary group consisting of at least two (2) taxpayers shall file a combined return covering all the operations of the unitary business and including all of the members of the unitary business. However, only one (1) combined return needs to be filed, as provided in IC 6-5.5-6-1.

(b) If the department or taxpayer determines that the result of applying this section or article do not fairly represent the taxpayer's income within Indiana or the taxpayer's income within Indiana may be more fairly represented by a separate return, the taxpayer may petition for and the department may allow, or the department may require, in respect to all or a part of the taxpayer's business activity any of the following:

(1) Separate accounting.

(2) The filing of a separate return for the taxpayer.

(3) A reallocation of tax items between a taxpayer and a member of the taxpayer's unitary group.

(c) Income apportioned under this article must reflect a change in adjusted gross income that is required to comply with a department order under this section.

As added by P.L.347-1989(ss), SEC.1. Amended by P.L.21-1990, SEC.30; P.L.68-1991, SEC.13.

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