Policy and Legislation

In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast policy series, host and Eversheds Sutherland Partner Nikki Dobay is joined again by Jeff Newgard, Principal and Owner of Peak Policy, to review tax developments of the recently concluded Oregon legislative session. Their discussion focuses on the corporate activity tax (CAT) technical corrections bill (SB

Louisiana codified an individual income tax exemption for “digital nomads.” SB 31 (Effective Jan. 1, 2022). “Digital nomads” are defined as individuals who establish residency in Louisiana after December 31, 2021, have health coverage, and work remotely, full-time for a nonresident business. The exemption applies to 50% of the digital nomad’s gross wages, not to

On June 23, 2021, Colorado’s Governor signed legislation adding “digital goods” to the statutory definition of “tangible personal property” subject to sales and use tax. HB 21-1312 (Effective July 1, 2021). The bill states that it interprets the definition of “digital goods” consistent with “the department of revenue’s long-standing treatment of digital goods, as reflected

Just days before Oregon’s legislature is set to adjourn, SB 164, the Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) “technical corrections” bill, cleared its final hurdle in the Oregon legislature and will now be sent to the Governor for signature. Specifically, on June 24, SB 164 passed the House of Representatives by a unanimous vote of those in

On June 8, the Oregon Senate passed SB 164, which is the 2021 Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) “technical corrections” bill. SB 164 has moved to the House, where it has been referred to the House Revenue Committee. To become law—which is expected—SB 164 will be required to pass out of the House Revenue Committee and

On June 3, 2021, the Maryland Comptroller of Treasury issued a revised version of Business Tax Tip #29, which clarifies the Comptroller’s interpretation of its sales and use tax on “digital products,” including software. With particular attention given to recently-effective amendments by S.B. 787, the revised version explains the Comptroller’s interpretation and application

On Memorial Day, and stretching into the early hours of June 1, the Illinois Legislature approved the state’s $42 billion budget for fiscal year 2022. It is anticipated that the budget’s tax provisions are expected to generate more than $600 million in additional revenue by addressing what governor J.B. Pritzker and others in the General

On Friday, June 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. PST, the California Franchise Tax Board (“FTB”) will hold its sixth interested parties meeting (“IPM”) to discuss its latest proposed amendments to the market-based sourcing regulation, Cal. Code Regs., Title 18, Section 25136-2. At the IPM, FTB will discuss and solicit public input on the newly-proposed regulation