In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast policy series, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Nikki Dobay and Cat Baron tackle part II of their discussion about the need for a multistate Power of Attorney (POA) form and the progress being made in the quest to create one. In case you missed it, you can catch up on part I of their discussion here.

For part II of the series, Nikki and Cat welcome Nicole Power, Research and Relationships Manager at Stripe Tax, as well as Scott Peterson, Vice President of U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations at Avalara for a discussion of the significance of the project.  Nicole and Scott explain why streamlining the POA process is so critical. They also discuss what would be helpful from a states’ perspective in order to embrace the proposed changes and next steps.

Nikki wraps up the episode with their choice of a timely non-tax question – what are you going to dress up as for Halloween, or what’s your favorite Halloween wine?

The Eversheds Sutherland State and Local Tax 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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