Crowell's Conversations: An Interview With John Mollenkamp, Missouri Department of Revenue

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Criss-crossing the country, Crowell & Moring's state tax team meets regularly with state tax commissioners and their counsel to bring Bloomberg BNA's readers candid and timely observations from the country's top state tax decision-makers. Well into this 50-state journey, Don Griswold, Walt Nagel, and Jeremy Abrams spoke this month with John Mollenkamp, Acting Director of Revenue for the State of Missouri. In this interview, Mollenkamp discusses his department's responsibilities, implementing tax laws, and the state's apportionment election options. For Mollenkamp, arriving at the “simplest correct result” is an operating principle and key weapon in working with multistate taxpayers.