State Domicile and Residency

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 July 27, the Indiana Department of Revenue found that a taxpayer had abandoned her Indiana domicile and was therefore no longer subject to Indiana state income despite the taxpayer erroneously listing her permanent address with her employer as her old Indiana-based address.

The taxpayer protested the imposition of Indiana income tax and provided the

Residency/domicile is a critical issue in a state-tax analysis because, as a general principle, a state taxes its own residents on all their income from whatever sources it is derived (typically with a credit mechanism for some or all tax paid to another state on that same income). However, regardless of residency and regardless of

A New York Administrative Law Judge recently determined that a taxpayer was liable for income tax as a statutory resident of New York State and New York City for the entire 2014 tax year, as he maintained a permanent place of abode in New York City and was physically present in New York State and

On August 17, 2021, the Ohio Department of Taxation finalized amendments to its rule governing the determination of resident status for personal income tax purposes. See our prior coverage of the draft (now finalized) rule here. The amendments are intended to modernize the factors to be considered – and to be disregarded – in

On this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast, Host and Eversheds Sutherland Associate Jeremy Gove is joined by Partner Tim Gustafson to delve into the intricacies of personal income tax, residency and domicile.

The two discuss the numerous tests various jurisdictions use in determining when a taxpayer is a domiciliary, and even when not domiciled

The Idaho State Tax Commission found an individual taxpayer remained domiciled in the state and thus liable for Idaho individual income taxes where there was no evidence he ever abandoned his Idaho domicile. The taxpayer was audited and issued a notice of deficiency determination because the taxpayer did not file a tax return in Idaho

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

The Virginia Department of Taxation recently released Letter Ruling 21-59 (dated May 18, 2021), determining that Virginia-sourced wage income earned by a wife under federal nonresident alien status was taxable to a couple with part-time Virginia residency.

The couple began residing in Virginia in June 2017 and spent 199 days in the state that year. 

On May 18, the California Office of Tax Appeals (“OTA”) issued a pending precedential decision holding that community income derived from nonqualified stock options (“NQSOs”) and restricted stock units (“RSUs”) granted to a resident in exchange for services performed exclusively in California and vested while a California resident is taxable California source income to a