The New York Legislature has approved budget legislation for the Fiscal Year 2021 (the Budget Bill). Consistent with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s earlier promises, the Budget Bill does not contain significant revenue raising provisions, but there are some notable tax changes. The Budget Bill was finalized as the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance

On Friday, April 3 the Texas Supreme Court issued three decisions addressing the availability and scope of the cost of goods sold, or “COGS,” deduction.

Hegar v. American Multi-Cinema Inc.

The first, and most anticipated, decision is Hegar v. American Multi-Cinema, Inc.1  This case concerned whether AMC, the movie-theater chain, was eligible to deduct

On March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act). Passed in response to the economic repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARES Act makes a number of significant changes to the I.R.C., including rolling back certain limitations on the utilization of net operating losses

COVID-19 is impacting many aspects of everyday business, and state taxes are not immune. The Eversheds Sutherland State and Local Tax team has put together the following list of considerations that businesses may want to keep in mind from a state and local tax perspective as the Coronavirus crisis continues to play out.

State Tax

On March 7, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order No. 202, declaring a State disaster emergency in New York in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Since that date, Gov. Cuomo has issued a series of Executive Orders providing New York taxpayers with some initial relief in response to the COVID-19 health crisis.

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Not even state taxes are immune from the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is a quick checklist – as of the time of publication – of coronavirus-related items and concerns affecting California state taxes.

  • Concerned with an upcoming California tax return filing date? On March 12, 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-25-20 which, among other items,

Significant state tax legislation will move forward through the Georgia General Assembly. “Crossover Day” was Thursday, March 11 — the 28th legislative day of 40 total legislative days – the day by which all bills must have passed one legislative chamber in order to cross over and be considered by the other chamber. Bills that

On March 13, 2020, New York State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris (Democrat) introduced New York S.8056, which would establish a tax on a digital advertiser’s annual gross revenues derived from digital advertisements in the state.

New York’s proposed digital advertising tax is very similar to the tax proposed in Maryland.