Current as of: 2009
Whenever used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) "Taxpayer" means the fiduciary of any resident estate or nonresident estate subject to tax under this chapter.
(b) "Resident estate" means the estate of a decedent who at the time of death was domiciled in this state.
(c) "Nonresident estate" means any estate which is not a resident estate in this state.
(d) "Taxable income" means the taxable income of any estate for the taxable year, as determined for purposes of the federal income tax in accordance with Internal Revenue Form 1041, including in such determination the deduction from total income related to income distribution and each other deduction allowed in computing the federal income tax liability of such estate for the taxable year.
(e) "Taxable income of a nonresident estate" means that portion of the taxable income of such estate for the taxable year which is derived from or connected with sources within this state. The source of items of income, gain, loss or deduction shall be determined in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Commissioner of Revenue Services, which regulations shall be in conformity with subdivisions (1) and (2) of this subsection.
(1) Items of income, gain or loss derived from or connected with sources within this state are those items attributable to (A) the ownership or disposition of any interest in real or tangible personal property in this state or (B) a business, trade, profession or occupation carried on in this state.
(2) Income from intangible personal property, including annuities, dividends, interest or gains from the disposition of intangible personal property, shall constitute income derived from sources within this state only to the extent that such income is from property employed in a business, trade, profession or occupation carried on in this state.
(f) "Taxable year" means the calendar year upon the basis of which the taxpayer's taxable income is computed under this chapter unless a fiscal year other than the calendar year has been established for purposes of the federal income tax, in which case it means the fiscal year so established.
(g) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Revenue Services.
(h) "Fiduciary" means the executor or administrator of a resident estate or a nonresident estate, whether or not such executor or administrator is a taxpayer.
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