By Michael Penza and Andrew Appleby

The California Court of Appeal held that California’s disparate treatment of intrastate and interstate unitary businesses discriminated against interstate commerce. California requires taxpayers engaged in a unitary business within and without California to calculate their taxable income using combined reporting, but provides taxpayers engaged in a unitary business wholly

By Zachary Atkins and Andrew Appleby

The Indiana Department of State Revenue upheld an audit determination that an intellectual property arrangement between a parent company and its wholly owned subsidiary distorted the parent company’s income. The parent company, a separate-return filer for Indiana, adjusted gross income for tax purposes, and transferred to the subsidiary, in

By Derek Takehara and Andrew Appleby

The New Mexico Department of Taxation and Revenue granted a combined reporting group’s corporate income tax protest by allowing the group to claim a deduction for net operating losses (NOLs) that two of its members generated and reported previously on a separate entity basis. The taxpayer was the parent

The New York State Governor and Legislature recently enacted the 2014-2015 New York State Budget, Senate Bill 6359-D and Assembly Bill 8559-D (Budget), which results in the most significant overhaul of New York’s franchise tax on corporations in decades. In this edition of New York Tax Reform Made Easy, we will address the creation of the Prior Net Operating Loss deduction.

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The Sutherland SALT Team will release commentary on the revamped New York State corporate tax system that was reformed as part of the recently enacted Budget Legislation (“Budget”). By way of background, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the tax provisions of the Budget on March 31. The changes will affect nearly every New York

By Derek Takehara and Andrew Appleby

Maine Revenue Services issued a Guidance Document for C-corporations regarding state modifications to federal net operating losses (NOLs). In light of Maine’s inconsistent conformity with the federal NOL rules, the guidance contains helpful explanations and examples of Maine’s NOL methodology through the years. For federal tax purposes, losses generally