New Jersey’s Appellate Division concluded that a Jersey City payroll tax violated the dormant Commerce Clause because there was no mechanism to resolve disputes if two taxing entities, in different states, impose a payroll tax on the same employee.  The lower court had previously dismissed the case, ruling that the Jersey City payroll tax was

In a per curiam opinion, the New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed an insurance premium tax (IPT) decision of the Appellate Division “substantially for the reasons expressed” in the Appellate Division’s opinion. The New Jersey Appellate Division held that New Jersey’s IPT for self-procured insurance coverage is based only on the risks insured in the state,

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The New Jersey Division of Taxation issued a notice on November 5th solving the “trapped dividend exclusion” issue faced by many taxpayers as they prepared to file their first New Jersey combined Corporate Business Tax (CBT) returns for the 2019 year. The issue arose due to New Jersey’s adoption of combined reporting and its proposed

On September 29, 2020, Governor Philip Murphy signed A. 4721, the bill extending and retroactively increasing New Jersey’s Corporation Business Tax (“CBT”) surtax.

Instead of eliminating the surtax after December 31, 2021, as was previously scheduled, A. 4721 increases the CBT surtax rate to 2.5% and extends the surtax through December 31, 2023 for corporations

The New Jersey Superior Court reversed the New Jersey Tax Court and held that an individual taxpayer was permitted to carry forward losses from a partnership incurred in 2009 to reduce the individual’s distributive share of the partnership’s income in 2010.  The Court explained that, pursuant to IRC § 465, a partner in a partnership

On September, 9, 2020, the New Jersey Appellate Division ruled against the taxpayer in Preserve II, Inc. v. Director, Div. of Taxation, No. A-1331-17T3. On its face, the decision looks like a disappointing taxpayer loss because the court upheld the determination that a corporation was subject to the New Jersey Corporation Business Tax (CBT)

The New Jersey Division of Taxation (Division) quietly issued special regulations addressing the inclusion and apportionment of global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI) and foreign-derived intangible income (FDII) for purposes of the Corporation Business Tax (CBT).

Taking advantage of special authority granted by the New Jersey Legislature in conjunction with 2018 amendments to the CBT,1 the

The New Jersey Tax Court ruled that an individual owner of a single-member limited liability company (“SMLLC”) correctly reported his distributive share of partnership income reported by the SMLCC. The SMLLC owned a 50% interest in a partnership that reported losses. On his New Jersey gross income tax return, the individual owner of the SMLCC