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New York and Massachusetts are the latest states to introduce tax legislation targeting digital advertising and data collection. Like the similar bills introduced earlier in Connecticut, New York, and Indiana, proposals similar to these latest New York and Massachusetts bills have been rejected by the respective legislatures in prior sessions.

New York revisits

Representative J.D. Prescott (R) introduced Indiana HB 1517, which would impose a surcharge tax on social media providers. HB 1517 is similar to legislation introduced by Representative Prescott during the 2021 and 2022 legislative sessions that did not make it out of committee.

Specifically, HB 1517 would impose a surcharge tax on social media

A number of Connecticut digital advertising bills and a New York data tax bill have been introduced to jumpstart the 2023 legislative sessions. Both states have considered – but ultimately rejected – legislation that would adopt targeted taxes on the digital economy in recent years.

On January 18, 2023, proposed legislation was filed in the

In a personal income tax residency decision that involves a fair amount of schadenfreude, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals affirmed a criminal tax evasion conviction of a District domiciliary and denied a motion to suppress documents obtained through extensive summonses issued by the Office of Tax and Revenue.

For background, the taxpayer filed

On September 9, California AB 1402 was enrolled and presented to Governor Newsom for his signature. The legislation requires marketplace facilitators to register, collect, and remit specified fees administered under the Fee Collection Procedures Law that are imposed upon the retail sale of tangible personal property in the state. Specifically, the legislation requires marketplace facilitators

Oregon Governor Kate Brown recently signed Senate Bill 164 (SB 164), which provides a fiscal-year filing option for Oregon Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) taxpayers who use a fiscal tax year rather than a calendar year for federal tax purposes. SB 164 provides that for a fiscal tax year ending during 2021, taxpayers will be required

In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast policy series, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Michele Borens and Samantha Trencs join Partner Nikki Dobay to discuss all things marketplace. They discuss recent marketplace legislation, other developments and state guidance (or lack thereof) and associated compliance challenges.

The Eversheds Sutherland State and Local Tax team has been engaged

A three-judge panel of California’s Office of Tax Appeals (“OTA”) issued a precedential decision ruling that taxpayers remained domiciled in and residents of California at the time they sold their aviation business despite renting an apartment in Nevada prior to purchasing a home in the same area.

At the time of the sale, the taxpayers

Just days before Oregon’s legislature is set to adjourn, SB 164, the Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) “technical corrections” bill, cleared its final hurdle in the Oregon legislature and will now be sent to the Governor for signature. Specifically, on June 24, SB 164 passed the House of Representatives by a unanimous vote of those in

On June 8, the Oregon Senate passed SB 164, which is the 2021 Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) “technical corrections” bill. SB 164 has moved to the House, where it has been referred to the House Revenue Committee. To become law—which is expected—SB 164 will be required to pass out of the House Revenue Committee and