State Domicile and Residency

South Carolina’s Department of Revenue (DOR) recently published the inaugural edition of its Guide to Determining a Taxpayer’s Domicile for Income Tax Purposes (Guide). The publication issued by the DOR’s Policy Division provides a general overview of South Carolina’s domicile rules for income tax purposes. The intent of the guide is to assist taxpayers and

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

The Ohio Department of Taxation recently proposed amendments to its rule governing the determination of resident status for personal income tax purposes.  The current rule identifies factors considered in making a determination of an individual’s domicile (e.g., the number of contact periods in Ohio during a taxable year and the individual’s activities in tax years

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.

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On March 6, a bill to tax capital gains passed the Washington state senate. S.B. 5096, introduced on Jan. 6 by state senators Hunt Robinson and Wilson Nguyen, would impose an excise tax equal to seven percent of a Washington resident’s capital gains, starting January 1, 2022.

Only individuals are subject to the tax, and

The New York Tax Appeals Tribunal recently held that a vacation home constitutes a “permanent place of abode” to make taxpayers statutory residents for New York income tax purposes.

The taxpayers, a married couple, were domiciled in New Jersey. The husband was a hedge fund manager who primarily worked out of his New York City

On August 13, 2020, the Utah Supreme Court agreed to hear a married couple’s direct appeal from a State Tax Commission decision holding that the couple was domiciled in Utah during the 2012 tax year under Utah’s “presumptive domicile” statute. Specifically, the case involves Utah Code Ann. § 59-10-136(2), which provides a rebuttable presumption