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MTC Fall Meetings - digital products, apportionment, Multistate Power of Attorney, and marketplace updates

From November 14 through 17, the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) held its annual Fall Meetings in Little Rock, Arkansas. The MTC’s Uniformity, Executive, Strategic Planning, Audit, Litigation, and Nexus Committees met during...more

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The California Franchise Tax Board Fails to Follow the Order of Its Market-Based Sourcing Cascading Rules

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In the Appeal of Sheward, 2022-OTA-228P (May 25, 2022), the California Office of Tax Appeals (OTA) held the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) failed to follow its own market-based sourcing apportionment regulation by...more

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California Nonresidents Selling Partnership Interests Beware: Franchise Tax Board Conflates Federal Gain Recharacterization Rules...

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​​​​​​​Nonresidents of California generally are not taxed by California on gain resulting from the sale of partnership interests. Under new guidance issued by the California Franchise Tax Board ("FTB") nonresidents can now...more

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Updates from the MTC’s Summer Meetings

​​​​​​​The Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) held its 55th Annual Meeting in Anchorage, Alaska from August 1st through the 4th. During the four-day event, the Audit, Litigation and Nexus Committees met on Monday, the Uniformity...more

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California Court Holds Nonresidents’ Pass-through Income from Intangibles Is Taxable if It Is Classified as Business Income at the...

The California Court of Appeal held a nonresident S corporation shareholder’s pro rata share of gain on the sale of goodwill classified as business income by the S corporation has a California source and is subject to tax for...more

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Seller Beware - Court Rules That California Can Tax Gain from the Sale of Goodwill

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A California state appellate court recently upheld the trial court's decision in The 2009 Metropoulos Family Trust v. Franchise Tax Board that nonresident shareholders of an S corporation source gain on the S corporation's...more

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Updates from the MTC’s Uniformity Committee Spring Meeting

The Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) held its spring meetings in Albuquerque, New Mexico on April 19 through 22. The Uniformity Committee meeting took place on April 20 - some highlights from the meeting are included below.  ...more

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California Dreaming of a Voluntary Compliance Program

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The California legislature has once again proposed adoption of a California Voluntary Compliance Program (VCP) through the introduction of Assembly Bill 2280 (AB 2280). California’s last unclaimed property amnesty program...more

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California Provides Path to Deduct State Income Tax for Calculating Federal Tax [UPDATED]

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In IRS Notice 2020-75, the IRS invited the states to circumvent the $10,000 limit on the deduction of state taxes by individuals, trusts, and estates for purposes of calculating federal income tax by permitting the states to...more

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This Week at the Ninth: Telescopes and Tax Returns

This week, the Ninth Circuit takes a close look at a sizable antitrust jury award, and explains what constitutes a tax “return” for purposes of bankruptcy law. OPTRONIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC v. NINGBO SUNNY ELECTRONIC CO....more

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Revival Rectifies Removal

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California pressures corporations to pay their taxes by suspending their corporate powers, rights and privileges when they fail to do so.   Cal. Rev. & Tax Code § 23301.  Consequently a suspended corporation may not...more

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Your Contract Is Voidable, What Now?

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When a corporation or limited liability company fails to pay its taxes, penalties, fees or interest or file a return with the Franchise Tax Board, it will be suspended.  If the suspended corporation or LLC enters into a...more

Allen Matkins

Why A Dissolved Corporation May Sue While A Suspended Corporation May Not

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Under the California General Corporation Law a corporation which is dissolved nevertheless continues to exist for the purpose, among others, of prosecuting actions.  Cal. Corp. Code § 2010(a).   Further, no action to which a...more

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California Provides Path to Deduct State Income Tax for Calculating Federal Tax

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In IRS Notice 2020-75, the IRS invited the states to circumvent the $10,000 limit on the deduction of state taxes by individuals, trusts, and estates for purposes of calculating federal income tax by permitting the states to...more

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Print Your Own Entity Status Letter!

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The California Secretary of State suspends or forfeits an entity for failure to file the required Statement of Information, and in the case of a domestic corporation that is an association formed to manage a common interest...more

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IRS and California Franchise Tax Board Extend Deadlines for Individual Taxpayers to May 17, 2021 – What You Need to Know

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During the week of March 15, both the Internal Revenue Service and the California Franchise Tax Board extended the deadlines for individual taxpayers to file their 2020 income tax returns and pay their 2020 taxes from April...more

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Don’t Forget About Mandated Retirement Plans For California Employers

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All the way back in 2016, California passed legislation that employers who do not sponsor an employee-retirement plan must participate in a state-run retirement program. This program became known as CalSavers. While...more

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Leaving California for Texas May Cause State Income Tax Headaches

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Shortly after I moved to Texas from Washington, D.C., a federal judge called me about a potential conflict with a party in a lawsuit I just filed. Once the conflict was resolved, and recognizing I didn’t have a Texas accent,...more

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The Neverending Story: California FTB Regulation Projects

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Since 2017, the California Franchise Tax Board has been working on revisions to its regulations for market-based sourcing regulation for income from services and intangibles and for petitioning for alternative apportionment....more

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Canceled, Suspended, Forfeited - What's The Difference?

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The California Secretary of State's website allows the public to access information concerning corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships of record with the California Secretary of State.  A business...more

Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP

“Drop and Swap” — Tax-Friendly Handling of a Dissolving LLC’s Real Property

A common LLC problem: LLC members are ready to call it quits on the LLC and divide their interests in the LLC’s real property. Some members may want to sell, receive cash, and recognize gains for tax purposes. Other...more

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IRS Extends Deadlines for IRC §1031 Exchange Transactions and Qualified Opportunity Fund Investments

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On April 9, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-23 providing sweeping tax filing and tax payment deferral until July 15, 2020. This relief includes extensions of the 45- and 180-day deadlines for IRC §1031 exchange transactions...more

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The IRS Extends Filing and Payment Obligations for Most Taxpayers and Performance of Certain Taxpayer Time-Sensitive Actions Until...

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On April 9, 2020, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Treasury (the “Secretary”) and the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) issued Notice 2020-23 (the “Notice”), which extends the deadline for performance of a long list...more

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What Can You Do About Your California Property Tax Payment – COVID -19’s Impact on California Property Tax Deadlines and Planning...

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, certain California taxing officials have acted swiftly to provide state taxpayers with some much needed relief. On March 13, for example, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) extended the...more

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UPDATE 2 | COVID-19 Federal and California Tax Extensions

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REMEMBER TO PAY YOUR PROPERTY TAXES BY APRIL 10 Our March 30, 2020 eAlert gave an update on COVID-19-related extensions for filing and paying federal and California taxes. We noted in that eAlert that relief was expanding...more

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