On September 3, 2021, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada held that streaming video providers were not subject to Nevada localities’ franchise fees. The city of Reno filed a class action lawsuit against two streaming video providers, claiming that they were required to register as video service providers (i.e., obtain a

On March 24, 2021, the Nevada Senate introduced Senate Bill No. 346, which would impose an excise tax on the retail sale of specified digital products to an end user in Nevada. “Specified digital products” is defined as electronically transferred digital audio works, digital audio-visual works, digital books, digital codes, and other digital products.

By Charles Capouet and Jeff Friedman

In a 4-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the Nevada courts’ exercise of jurisdiction over the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB), but held, by a majority of the justices, that the taxpayer could only receive the damages Nevada provides for suits by private citizens against Nevada agencies. The

Understanding states’ various approaches to accountant-client privileges can make the difference in protecting communications from disclosure in litigation. In this edition of A Pinch of SALT, Sutherland SALT’s Pilar Mata and Melissa Smith examine the scope and breadth of accountant-client privileges that have been adopted by some states.

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Sin City, Lost Wages, Glitter Gulch, or just plain old Las Vegas. What immediately comes to mind? Probably not unclaimed property. But the state of Nevada has finally discovered a way to add insult to injury by requiring unclaimed property holders (e.g., casinos) to remit uncashed “wagering instruments.”

On March 1, 2011, the Nevada Legislature introduced Assembly Bill No. 219. This bill, if passed, would add the following property type and dormancy period to the state’s unclaimed property law reporting and remittance requirements: Any wagering instrument, one year after the wager is placed, unless the Nevada Gaming Commission specifies by regulation a different period in which the wagering instrument must be redeemed is presumed abandoned.

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