880.04   CONSOLIDATED RETURNS.
   (a)   Filing of consolidated returns may be permitted or required in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the Superintendent. On and after January 1, 2003, any municipal corporation that imposes a tax on the income or net profits of corporations shall accept for filing a consolidated income tax return from any affiliated group of corporations subject to the municipal corporation’s tax if that affiliated group filed for the same tax reporting period a consolidated return for federal income tax purposes pursuant to Section 1501 of the Internal Revenue Code.
   (b)   For allocation of income and deductions between related taxpayers in the case of a corporation that carries on transactions with its stockholders or with other corporations related by stock ownership, interlocking directorates or some other method, or in case any person operates a division, branch, factory, office, laboratory or activity within the City constituting only a portion of its total business, the Superintendent may require such additional information as he or she may deem necessary to ascertain whether net profits are properly allocated to the City.  If the Superintendent finds that net profits are not properly allocated to the City by reason of transactions with stockholders or with other corporations related by stock ownership, interlocking directorates or transactions with such division, branch, factory, office, laboratory or activity or by some other method, he or she shall make such allocation as he or she deems appropriate to produce a fair and proper allocation of net profits to the City.  (Ord. 30-70.  Passed 7-13-70; Ord. 9-04.  Passed 7-19-04.)