On March 23, the State Intercompany Transactions Advisory Service (SITAS) Committee of the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) met via videoconference for its first meeting since November of 2016. During the meeting, there was a presentation regarding the Committee’s history and goals going forward, discussion of training opportunities for states, discussion of the Committee’s information exchange

On February 26, 2021, a subcommittee of the Georgia Ways & Means Committee quickly approved HB 428, which proposes to eliminate the current Georgia sales tax exemption for high-technology companies and facilities that invest at least $15 million in eligible computer equipment in Georgia during a calendar year. The exemption has been available to

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo released his Fiscal Year 2022 budget and accompanying legislation on January 19, 2021 (the Budget Bill). Although the State projects billions of dollars in lost revenue because of the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Budget Bill does not propose significant new taxes on businesses.

While the Governor stated during

On November 20, the Executive Committee of the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) met via videoconference for its final meeting of 2020. During the meeting, the Committee heard updates from Greg Matson (MTC Executive Director) and each of the MTC’s standing committees, including the State Intercompany Transactions Advisory Service (SITAS) Committee. Here are the highlights.

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On October 27, 2020, the Sacramento Superior Court granted a writ of prohibition barring the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (the Department) from applying  sales tax Regulation 1585 (Reg 1585) to bundled sales of cellular telephones and service by carrier-retailers.

  • Reg 1585 provides, in part, that sales tax on bundled sales of cellular

With fall rulemaking underway, the Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) has issued several amendments to, and new regulations related to, Oregon’s Corporate Activity Tax (CAT).

Read our full Legal Alert here.

Last week, California voters passed Proposition 22 – which considers app-based drivers for rideshare and delivery companies to be independent contractors – and San Francisco voters passed Proposition L – which imposes an additional tax on businesses where compensation for executives significantly exceeds the median compensation of San Francisco employees. These ballot measures could have

On November 5, the Uniformity Committee of the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) met virtually—the first of its 2020 Fall Committee Meetings that will be held virtually throughout the month. The Eversheds Sutherland SALT group attended this meeting, where updates were provided on uniformity efforts, the RAR/partnership model and new projects, and approximately 20 states provided

The New Jersey Division of Taxation issued a notice on November 5th solving the “trapped dividend exclusion” issue faced by many taxpayers as they prepared to file their first New Jersey combined Corporate Business Tax (CBT) returns for the 2019 year. The issue arose due to New Jersey’s adoption of combined reporting and its proposed

Voters headed to the polls (or mailboxes) this Election Day not only to choose the next president of the United States but also to make decisions on a range of significant tax issues across the country.

Although voters in California and the Portland-Metro area struck down significant business tax increases and the voters of Illinois