In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast focused on policy issues, host and Eversheds Sutherland Partner Nikki Dobay hosts a full house for a West Coast legislative update. Nikki welcomes back Rob Gutierrez, President and CEO of the California Taxpayers Association (CalTax), and Jeff Newgard, Principal and Owner of Peak Policy and also joining the conversation is Tommy Gantz, Director of Governmental Affairs on Tax & Fiscal Policy and Manufacturing from the Association of Washington Business (AWB).

Together, they review specific revenue and legislative updates in California, Oregon and Washington, including issues and developments of note that are unfolding in real-time during the current legislative sessions. Each guest also gives insight into which tax policy issues are keeping them up at night and what taxpayers should be aware of.

Nikki’s surprise non-tax question focuses on the Super Bowl – what are your annual traditions?

The Eversheds Sutherland SALT team has been engaged in state tax policy work for years, tracking tax legislation, helping clients gauge the impact of various proposals, drafting talking points and rewriting legislation. Partner Nikki Dobay, who has an extensive background in tax policy, hosts this series, which is focused on state and local tax policy issues.

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