In a prior SALT@Work column for the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Charlie Kearns and Alexandra Louderback discussed the localization of work rules that determine where an employer will be subject to state unemployment insurance (UI) registration, reporting and taxes when an employee works in multiple states.

Shortly after that

The California Court of Appeal held that a county’s failure to comply with statutory notice requirements did not render an assessment a “legal nullity” that would excuse the taxpayer from the requirement to exhaust administrative remedies.

For property tax purposes, California requires a “Notice of Proposed Escape Assessment” (which levies a retroactive assessment to recapture

On January 14, 2021, California’s Supreme Court concluded in Vasquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising Int’l, Inc. (2021) 10 Cal.5th 944, 273 Cal.Rptr.3d 741, 478 P.3d 1207 that its Dynamex decision and its use of the so-called ABC test, later codified after the passage of Assembly Bill 5, applies retroactively.  The Vasquez holding subjects taxpayers, potentially even

California’s Office of Tax Appeals issued a non-precedential decision on the state’s taxation of restricted stock units (RSUs), affirming the Franchise Tax Board’s “grant-to-vest” allocation method. In Appeal of Prince, the OTA approved the FTB’s long-standing position that nonresident income from RSUs should be allocated to California based on the employee’s working days in

In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast, host Chris Lee discusses a California income tax matter concerning the sourcing of an individual’s income, a Wisconsin corporate income tax matter involving the dividends received deduction, and two Idaho individual income tax decisions addressing domicile.

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It goes without saying that an individual is free to move about the country and to change their state of residency/domicile for state income tax purposes. However, that change is potentially complex under the law, especially when an individual who is a longtime resident/domiciliary of California plans to become a nonresident.

In this article for

At a March 4, 2021 meeting of the California Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB) three-member Board, FTB Staff announced on the record that a Board hearing on an alternative apportionment petition is not required to exhaust administrative remedies. The announcement was made during Staff’s recommendation to the Board to begin the formal regulatory process to amend

In a pending precedential decision, the California Office of Tax Appeals (OTA) held that the true object of a taxpayer’s prenatal imaging business involving elective 3D and 4D ultrasound services is the sale of images captured on tangible medium such as photos, CDs and DVDs.  Thus, receipts from such sales are subject to sales

On December 2, 2020, a three-judge panel of California’s Office of Tax Appeals (“OTA”) issued a non-precedential decision ruling that a husband and wife remained domiciled in and residents of California for the 2013 tax year despite the husband leaving the state for an alleged “permanent” job in Alaska that lasted from April to July