This excerpt taken from the VEXP 8-K filed Jul 10, 2006.
(a) The Company and its Subsidiaries are members of an affiliated group, within the meaning of Section 1504(a) of the Code, of which the Company is the common parent; such affiliated group files a consolidated federal income Tax Return.
(b) Each of the Company, its Subsidiaries and its former Subsidiaries has filed or caused to be filed all Tax Returns required to have been filed by or for it, and all information set forth in such Tax Returns is correct and complete in all material respects.
(c) Each of the Company, its Subsidiaries and its former Subsidiaries has paid all Taxes due and payable by it as shown on such Tax Returns.
(d) Except as set forth on Part 4.9(d) of the Company Disclosure Memorandum, there are no unpaid Taxes due and payable by the Company, its Subsidiaries or its former Subsidiaries that are or could become a lien on any asset of the Company, or otherwise materially adversely affect the business, properties or financial condition of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries.
(e) Each of the Company and its Subsidiaries is in material compliance with, and the records of each of them contain all information and documents (including, without limitation, properly completed IRS Forms W-9) necessary to comply with, all applicable Tax information reporting and Tax withholding requirements.
(f) Except as set forth on Part 4.9(f) of the Company Disclosure Memorandum, each of the Company and its Subsidiaries has collected or withheld all amounts required to be collected or withheld by it for any Taxes, and all such amounts have been paid to the appropriate Governmental Authority or set aside in appropriate accounts for future payment when due.