The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued an advisory opinion determining that the fee paid for an information technology support service was not subject to sales and use tax because the taxable component of the service was delivered outside of New York. The taxpayer provided investment advice to its customers and as

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued an advisory opinion, determining the taxability of two online services sold by a taxpayer relating to government requests for proposal: (1) the procurement service was nontaxable; but (2) the notification service was a taxable information service. The procurement service allowed government customers to create

On April 6 & 7, 2021, the New York Assembly and Senate passed Fiscal Year 2022 budget legislation addressing revenues and taxation (the Budget Bill). The Budget Bill is part of a broader deal between Governor Cuomo and both chambers of the Legislature. The Budget Bill is expected to raise $3.5 billion in new

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued an advisory opinion, concluding that a taxpayer’s charges for its online webhosting solution were not subject to sales tax. The customers pay an annual fee for their events (audio and video meetings, conferences, webinars and live presentations) to be hosted and maintained and also

The New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, ruled that a tax exemption that applied to New York special non-profit local development corporations only did not violate the equal protection clause or commerce clause of the US Constitution. New York imposes a mortgage recording tax on each mortgage of real property situated in New York and

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued an advisory opinion explaining that a taxpayer’s payments from nonqualified deferred compensation plans to nonresident former employees, after termination of employment of the nonresidents, constitute retirement income and are therefore not subject to New York personal income tax, income tax withholding, or reporting. The Department’s

The New York Commissioner of Taxation and Finance issued an Advisory Opinion explaining that a petitioner’s service that allows customers to access its database and run reports of the customers’ data is not subject to sales tax.  The petitioner enters into agreements with customers to maintain their fleet of vehicles, and the petitioner compiles data

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