On April 14, 2021, the Connecticut General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Finance Revenue and Bonding introduced SB1106. The bill would establish the “Connecticut Equitable Investment Fund,” which would be funded by, among other things: (1) a new digital advertising services tax; and (2) a new wage compensation tax, whereby, at an employee’s or independent

Maryland had previously enacted two important – and troubling – sets of tax changes: a new tax on digital advertising and a substantial expansion of its sales tax to digital products and services.  As a result of several significant problems with both tax changes, the Maryland legislature just passed Senate Bill 787.

  • S.B. 787 amends

On April 6 & 7, 2021, the New York Assembly and Senate passed Fiscal Year 2022 budget legislation addressing revenues and taxation (the Budget Bill). The Budget Bill is part of a broader deal between Governor Cuomo and both chambers of the Legislature. The Budget Bill is expected to raise $3.5 billion in new

During the 2021 legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly passed key legislation, including conformity to the federal tax law, the elimination of deference to subregulatory interpretations of the Department of Revenue, the ability for pass-through entities to elect to pay state income tax at the entity level, temporary ad valorem relief for manufacturers, and significant

Last week, California voters passed Proposition 22 – which considers app-based drivers for rideshare and delivery companies to be independent contractors – and San Francisco voters passed Proposition L – which imposes an additional tax on businesses where compensation for executives significantly exceeds the median compensation of San Francisco employees. These ballot measures could have

Voters headed to the polls (or mailboxes) this Election Day not only to choose the next president of the United States but also to make decisions on a range of significant tax issues across the country.

Although voters in California and the Portland-Metro area struck down significant business tax increases and the voters of Illinois

On October 26, Oregon’s Department of Revenue (DOR) filed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Oregon Administrative Rules 150-314-0465 (broadcaster sourcing) and 150-317-0510 (unitary common ownership threshold). The DOR’s stated need for the proposed amendments were to: (1) clarify that an interstate broadcaster must compute their audience/subscriber ratio using the DOR’s market-based sourcing rule, and

Not even state taxes are immune from the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is a quick checklist – as of the time of publication – of coronavirus-related items and concerns affecting California state taxes.

  • Concerned with an upcoming California tax return filing date? On March 12, 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-25-20 which, among other items,

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo released his Fiscal Year 2020 budget and accompanying legislation on January 15, 2019 (the Budget Bill). Among other things, the Budget Bill proposes statutory revisions to respond to the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) and to impose a sales tax collection obligation on “marketplace providers.”

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