The New York Division of Tax Appeals (DTA) recently issued order that highlights the unique discovery rules that apply in the litigation of New York tax matters. These rules differ substantially from other states that offer more expansive discovery options when taxpayers appeal state tax assessments or denials of refund claims.

On Sept. 3, 2020

On August 24, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed New York S.8832, a bill authorizing tax return preparers to accept electronic signatures on e-file authorizations for purposes of filing tax documents electronically with the New York Department of Taxation and Finance. The Bill applies in the context of New York State corporation, personal income,

On August 18, 2020, the New York Supreme Court, Albany County, held that there was no rational basis for New York’s imposition of sales tax on storage services performed in New Jersey that occurred subsequent to the initial sale and pickup of items in New York. The taxpayer, a New Jersey corporation, operated corporate records

On Aug. 6, the New York Tax Appeals Tribunal held that royalties received from a foreign affiliate are taxable and are not subject to New York’s royalty income exclusion provision under former Tax Law § 208(9)(o)(3).

Prior to its amendment, Tax Law § 208(9)(o)(3) provided for a deduction for royalties received from a related member

In a forthcoming article in State Tax Notes, Eversheds Sutherland SALT partner Jeff Friedman and associate Dennis Jansen explore the issues with A.B. 2570 – California’s latest attempt to extend the state’s whistleblower statute to tax claims.

The bill is purportedly designed in increase revenues by targeting tax fraud. However, instead of exposing tax

The New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal struck down the retroactive application of legislative amendments to a taxpayer who reasonably relied on a precedential decision of the Tribunal that was final and irrevocable at the time the taxpayer sold his shares in an S corporation.

On July 31, 2009, the non-resident taxpayer sold shares in

This podcast is hosted by Open Weaver Banks and features excerpts from the webcast of a casual conversation with Duncan Riley, Director of the Conciliation Bureau at the NYC Department of Finance.

Open and Eric Tresh ask Duncan about his perspective on the New York City Conciliation Bureau’s role in heading off litigation and resolving

New York S. 8386, introduced and referred to the Budget and Revenue Committee on May 21, 2020, provides that employers “may designate” remote work by employees who have been required to telework during the Covid-19 pandemic state of emergency “as having been performed at the location such work was performed prior to the declaration