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Justin Brown assists clients on a variety of state and local tax (SALT) matters, including tax planning, compliance and audit defense. He also counsels on tax restructuring, apportionment and nexus issues.

Before joining Eversheds Sutherland, Justin was a senior tax consultant at a Big Four accounting firm. There, he prepared and reviewed multistate tax returns and also advised clients on a wide range of SALT matters.

Justin’s previous experience includes serving as an intern clerk for the Honorable George W. Draper III of the Supreme Court of Missouri and a legal intern for an international manufacturer and distributor of computer hardware products based in Taipei, Taiwan.

Following a taxpayer’s appeal of a local Virginia county (County) Business, Professional and Occupational License (BPOL) tax assessment, the Virginia Tax Commissioner held that the taxpayer’s remote employees’ payroll was properly excluded from the numerator of the payroll apportionment calculation. The taxpayer was headquartered out of state and maintained offices worldwide, including an office in

On this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast focused on policy issues, host and Eversheds Sutherland Partner Nikki Dobay entertains a full house. She is joined by Annabelle Canning, Partner at Capitol Tax Partners, and Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Maria Todorova and Justin Brown from the firm’s Atlanta office.

Justin gets the conversation started with

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

In a decision dated January 18, 2022, the Arkansas Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) held that a married couple remained domiciled in and residents of Arkansas for individual income tax purposes for the 2013 through 2018 tax years, rejecting the couple’s assertion that they had abandoned their Arkansas domicile by relocating to another state.

The Virginia Department of Taxation issued a private letter ruling on May 25, 2021, determining that a man who relocated out of Virginia as a result of a new position with his employer, but retained his Virginia driver’s license and motor vehicle registration in order to facilitate a potential return to the state in the

On July 8, 2021, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued a decision holding that a retailer was not subject to use tax on advertising materials mailed to Michigan residents. The retailer designed the materials in-house and had them printed by a third-party printer, outside of Michigan. After printing, the retailer sent the materials to a

In their article for the July-August issue of Tax Executive, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Jeff Friedman, Todd Lard and Justin Brown discuss the Tax Injunction Act (TIA), specifically justifications for modernizing the TIA, including highlighting issues that the TIA has created and the legal and business changes that have taken place since 1937, when Congress

On May 14, 2021, the Indiana Tax Court upheld a pharmacy benefit management company’s sourcing of its receipts under Indiana’s costs of performance rules applicable to receipts from services. The court rejected the Indiana Department of Revenue’s position that the receipts should instead be sourced according to the rules for sales of tangible personal property.