890.14  CONSOLIDATED RETURNS.
   (a)   An affiliated group which files a consolidated return for Federal income tax purposes pursuant to Section 1501 of the Internal Revenue Code may file a consolidated return with the Municipality, However, once the affiliated group has elected to file a consolidated return or a separate return with the Municipality, the affiliated group may not change their method of filing in any subsequent tax year without written approval from the Municipality.
   (b)   Filing of consolidated returns may be permitted or required in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the Administrator.
   (c)   In the case of a corporation that carried 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 Municipality constituting a portion only of its total business, the Administrator shall require such additional information as he or she may deem necessary to ascertain whether net profits are properly allocated to the Municipality. If the Administrator finds that net profits are not properly allocated to the Municipality 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 Municipality.
(Ord. 79-55.  Passed 2-19-80; Ord. 05-14.  Passed 2-2-05.)