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NJ Guidance on State Tax Addback: Refund Opportunity for Taxpayers Adding Back Capital Stock or Bank Taxes

by Reed Smith on

For purposes of computing New Jersey corporation business tax, the statute requires a taxpayer to add back any taxes paid to other states on or measured by profits or income, or business presence or activity. Yesterday, the...more

Check Your Michigan Unitary Group Filings - LaBelle Is Final

On February 28, 2017, the Michigan Department of Treasury (the Department) issued a Notice to Taxpayers (the Notice) explaining its approach in administering the now final Michigan Court of Appeals decision in LaBelle...more

MoFo New York Tax Insights - Volume 8, Issue 1

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

The Top 10 New York Tax Highlights of 2016 - It’s the New Year, and before we begin afresh, we look back at this past year with our list of the Top 10 New York tax highlights of 2016. 1. The New York State Tax...more

Mississippi Supreme Court Finally Disconnects The Line On Dividend Exclusion Statute In The AT&T Case

by Butler Snow LLP on

In a previous article, we summarized AT&T’s 16-year effort, in two separate lawsuits, to have declared unconstitutional two Mississippi income tax statutes on the alleged basis that they placed a greater tax burden on AT&T...more

MoFo New York Tax Insights - Volume 7, Issue 8

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

ALJ holds that a Retailer Must File on a Combined Basis with a Related Intellectual Property Licensing Company - A New York State Administrative Law Judge has held that a retailer must file combined corporate franchise...more

Pennsylvania’s 2016–2017 Revenue Budget Bill Includes Tax Amnesty and Extends Sales Tax to Digital Products

by Blank Rome LLP on

Action Item: A new Pennsylvania tax amnesty program is coming. It was enacted as part of the state’s 2016–2017 budget process. Taxpayers with unfiled state tax returns or returns that need to be amended will be able to pay...more

Pennsylvania Enacts Tax Bill as Part of Budget Package

by Reed Smith on

Pennsylvania has enacted tax law changes projected to generate $752M in new revenue. The changes include severe restrictions on the vendor sales tax discount for timely filing, imposition of sales tax on digital downloads and...more

Major Tax Legislation Enacted by the Short Session of the 2015-16 General Assembly

by Smith Anderson on

This Alert summarizes the major tax provisions included in legislation passed by the 2015-2016 North Carolina General Assembly in its short session, which concluded earlier this month. The most widely discussed tax...more

MTC Committee Pushes Forward with Bare-Bones Transfer Pricing Program

by Reed Smith on

On May 16, 2016, the Arm’s-Length Adjustment Service Committee (“ALAS Committee”) of the Multistate Tax Commission met via teleconference to move forward with its transfer-pricing program. The ALAS Committee is targeting a...more

Here’s the Deal: Georgia Governor Signs Several Significant Tax Bills

Following the conclusion of Georgia’s 2016 legislative session, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law several tax bills touching on a wide range of tax matters, including sales and use taxes, property taxes, corporate income...more

New Louisiana Franchise Tax Law Attempts to Dispense with Nexus

by Baker Donelson on

Most of the backlash following the Louisiana Legislature's 2016 First Extraordinary Session (Session) seemed to focus on the additional one percent state sales and use tax and the suspension of numerous sales and use tax...more

Recent Connecticut Tax Law Developments

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

Coming off what was a relatively quiet year in 2014, the year 2015 was a tumultuous year for Connecticut tax law changes. The changes enacted during 2015 will impact virtually all taxpayers in the state (both individuals and...more

July 11 Deadline to Convert Unpaid N.J. BEIP Grant to Tax Credits

by Reed Smith on

Under New Jersey’s Business Employment Incentive Program, approved businesses that created jobs in New Jersey were awarded annual cash grants. Nearly 500 businesses were awarded grants valued at $1.6 billion. Unfortunately,...more

Southeast State & Local Tax: Important Developments - March 2016

by Williams Mullen on

The Williams Mullen Southeast State and Local Tax (SESALT) team is pleased to provide you with a comprehensive recap of important tax developments around the Southeast....more

MoFo New York Tax Insights - Volume 7, Issue 2

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

State Tax Department Releases New Draft Article 9-A Combined Reporting Regulations - The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has released draft amendments to the Article 9-A corporate franchise tax...more

Connecticut Tax Developments 2015 - 2015 Legislative Session: Tax Increases and Mea Culpas

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

Tax Increases and Mea Culpas - 2015 has been a tumultuous year for Connecticut taxpayers. It started with projections of large state budget deficits for the 2016 and 2017 fiscal years and the adoption of of the second...more

Could Maryland v. Wynne Result in NY Refunds?

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

A new U.S. Supreme Court case, Maryland v. Wynne, will likely have a broad impact on various state taxation schemes, and it could create the potential for refunds for numerous taxpayers. Taxpayers who have paid tax to...more

NC Legislative Update for June 2015 #4

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

This Week - This week at the General Assembly was relatively dull compared to the last few weeks. The House Finance Committee used two meetings, Tuesday and Thursday, to review and discuss the tax package portion of the...more

Connecticut Tax Developments 2015 - Tax Increases...Again

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

Four years after enacting the largest tax increase in Connecticut history, the Connecticut General Assembly has adopted a new $40.3 billion biennial state budget that contains $1.5 billion in tax and fee increases. Few...more

House Judiciary Committee Approves Three State Tax Bills

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Yesterday, on June 17, 2015, three state tax bills were favorably reported to the United States House of Representatives (House) by the House Judiciary Committee (House Judiciary) after considering each during a half-day...more

U.S. Supreme Court Holds Maryland Personal Income Tax Unconstitutional Under Commerce Clause

by Cozen O'Connor on

In Comptroller of the Treasury of Maryland v. Wynne, Dkt. No. 13-485 (U.S. May 18, 2015), the U.S. Supreme Court found that Maryland’s system of personal income taxation violated the nondiscrimination prong of the dormant...more

NYS Tax Appeals Tribunal Provides Guidance Respecting Unitary Business Determinations

by McDermott Will & Emery on

The New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal has just provided timely guidance respecting the unitary business rule in New York State. In SunGard Capital Corp. and Subsidiaries (DTA Nos. 823631, 823632, 823680, 824167, and...more

Maryland Tax Court Continues Disturbing Trend in Post-Gore Cases with Recent Staples Decision

by Reed Smith on

Last week, the Maryland Tax Court issued its decision in the consolidated cases of Staples, Inc. v. Comptroller of the Treasury and Staples the Office Superstore, Inc. v. Comptroller of the Treasury. The cases involved the...more

Plain and Simple: Maryland Tax Court Holds Insurance Company is Exempt from Corporate Income Taxes

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Although taxpayers often complain that complying with the tax laws imposed by the numerous state and local taxing jurisdictions that exist in the United States is a burdensome process, many of these tax statutes also provide...more

Maryland Tax Amnesty and Other Highlights from the 2015 Maryland Legislative Session

by Reed Smith on

Last week, the Maryland General Assembly wrapped up its 2015 legislative session. From a tax perspective, it was a relatively quiet term. Nevertheless, a few bills were enacted that taxpayers should be aware of....more

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