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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

On March 4, 2022, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland partially dismissed a challenge to the Maryland Digital Advertising Gross Revenues Tax.

  • The plaintiffs asserted that the Tax violates the Internet Tax Freedom Act and the Commerce and Due Process Clauses of the United States Constitution.
  • The federal court held that

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who announced his retirement last week, leaves behind a series of notable decisions that continue to shape state and local taxation.

In this article published by Law360, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Jeff Friedman, Justin Brown, Catalina Baron and Cyavash Ahmadi discuss some of Justice Breyer’s notable contributions to the

The Louisiana Court of Appeal, Second Circuit ruled that a city franchise fee imposed on a telecommunications company was discriminatory in violation of the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 (the “Act”) where the fee was charged to a taxpayer pursuant to a bilateral contract but not charged to the taxpayer’s competitor.

The city brought a

There are several federal statutes that limit state and local taxation, including the Internet Tax Freedom Act and Public Law 86-272. Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, there have been calls to apply the “anti-commandeering doctrine” to invalidate or limit these federal laws.