Following Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision that Maryland’s personal income tax regime is unconstitutional, join Sutherland SALT and Professor Wally Hellerstein, University of Georgia Taxation Law Professor and author of State Taxation, on Thursday, May 21 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a discussion including an analysis and potential implications of the Court’s ruling.

In New Jersey, Governor Christie conditionally vetoed AB939/S1403. The bill, as written, would modify tax expenditure reports produced by the Department of the Treasury during the annual budget process. “Tax expenditures” includes credits such as the film tax credit. Further, the legislation would require additional reports regarding tax expenditures associated with development subsidies primarily

The Georgia Tax Tribunal has held that an electric utility’s transmission and distribution equipment was not “necessary and integral to the manufacture of tangible personal property” and thus did not qualify for an exemption from Georgia sales and use tax. See Georgia Power Company v. MacGinnitie, Dkt. No. Tax-S&UT-1403540 (Ga. Tax Tribunal, Jan. 5

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Comptroller of Maryland v. Wynne.  The case turns on whether Maryland’s personal income tax system violates the dormant Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution because of Maryland’s failure to provide a credit for taxes paid to other states.  The case