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In an opinion published on September 9, 2022, the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond held that a telecommunications equipment company was entitled to a sales tax refund on its sales of software, equipment, and related services sold to a telecommunications company.

Under Virginia law, software delivered electronically via the Internet is exempt from

On September 26, 2022, the Ohio Court of Common Pleas in Morsy v. Dumas, held that Cleveland’s municipal income tax on remote workers was unconstitutional on an “as applied” basis. The taxpayer lived in Pennsylvania and was employed by a company located in Cleveland, Ohio.

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Morsy would stay in

On August 10, 2022, the New York State Department of Economic Development issued emergency regulations to implement the state’s Digital Gaming Media Production Tax Credit Program. The legislature enacted the program to encourage, attract, and grow the digital game development industry in New York State. The purpose of the tax incentive, which was included in

The New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal upheld an income tax assessment and disallowed taxpayers’ claim of resident tax credits (RTCs) to the extent such RTCs were claimed for taxes paid to Connecticut on the taxpayers’ carried interest income. The taxpayers, both of whom were residents of New York, were employed by an affiliate of

In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast, Eversheds Sutherland Associate Jeremy Gove teams up with Associate Cyavash Ahmadi to discuss the complexities of combined reporting, specifically comparing and contrasting the combined reporting regimes in New York and California. They discuss several of the nuances of both states’ systems and even debate what “Joyce v.

On April 12, 2022, the Appellate Division, First Department dismissed a taxpayer’s appeal from the New York City Tax Appeals Tribunal, and held that the Tribunal’s decision to uphold a tax assessment on an out-of-state entity’s gain from the sale of a partnership interest was “rational.”[1]

The taxpayer was an investment vehicle that formed