Policy and Legislation

In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast policy series, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Nikki Dobay and Cat Baron provide an overview of a project they have been working on for some time – a universal, multistate Power of Attorney (POA). Cat and Nikki have been working with various interested parties on the business side and

In the latest episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast policy series, host and Eversheds Sutherland Partner Nikki Dobay welcomes back a familiar voice in Doug Lindholm, President and Executive Director of the Council On State Taxation (COST), along with a new voice to the podcast, Professor Richard Pomp from the University of Connecticut School of

In just the first few months of the 2022 tax year, we have already seen several states introduce legislation that would decrease corporate and individual income tax rates.  Idaho became the first state to pass such legislation this year, on February 4.  The Eversheds Sutherland SALT team expects other states to follow and will provide

In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast policy series, Eversheds Sutherland Associate Jeremy Gove takes a turn in the policy hot seat, and interviews Partner Nikki Dobay about her recent article in Tax Notes State, which analyzes two recently enacted measures – Idaho H.B. 677 and New Hampshire H.B. 1097.

Nikki and Jeremy

On July 1, 2022, the Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury revised its Business Tax Tip #29, to acknowledge the exclusion of certain business purchases of digital products. In addition, the revised guidance clarifies the taxability of data processing, information, web hosting, and digital advertising services. This is the Comptroller’s third set of revisions to

Maryland H.B. 791 clarifies that the definition of “digital product” for sales and use tax purposes does not include certain digital inputs or enterprise software. Specifically, H.B. 791 excludes from taxable digital products the following: (i) products having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities where the purchaser has a copyright or similar