A recent report issued by the New Jersey Division of Taxation includes a suggestion that state lawmakers consider a cloud computing tax. The report titled, “Studying the Impact of the Digital Economy” recommends adopting a sales and use tax model that differentiates between physical good and services and digital goods and services. The report notes

On July 14, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Jeff Friedman, Ted Friedman, Liz Cha, Jeremy Gove and Chelsea Marmor will lead panels for COST’s Mid-Atlantic Regional State Tax Seminar.

Panel details and speakers include:

  • Discussion of State Tax Cases, Issues & Policy Matters to Watch – Jeff Friedman and Jeremy Gove
  • Practical Considerations for Handling Tax Controversies

The New Jersey Division of Taxation recently updated Technical Advice Memorandum 2015-1(R), first issued in 2015, regarding the tax treatment of transactions involving convertible virtual currency, such as Bitcoin. The updated TAM states that the state conforms to the federal treatment of convertible virtual currency for Corporation Income Tax and Gross Income Tax purposes.

This week, Eversheds Sutherland is a proud sponsor of the virtual New England State and Local Tax Forum. Partner Breen Schiller will cover key issues facing combined filers in 2021.

In addition, Partner Jeff Friedman will present a virtual multistate tax update during the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants Multistate Tax Conference

The Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) adopted its long-awaited guidance interpreting Public Law (P.L.) 86-272 protections for internet businesses on August 4, 2021. P.L. 86-272 was passed by the U.S. Congress in 1959, and protects businesses from the imposition of state income tax when the business’s only activity in the state is the solicitation of orders

On May 27, the New Jersey Tax Court held that the New Jersey Division of Taxation could not eliminate a taxpayer’s net operating losses generated during years beyond the statute of limitations. The division’s proposed reduction was based on a transfer pricing adjustment between related entities for years never audited by the division and otherwise

New Jersey’s 2022 Fiscal Year appropriations bill requires the New Jersey Division of Taxation to conduct a study of the state tax laws in relation to the “digital economy” and make recommendations on gaps in the current law. The Division’s study must “quantify how various taxes have expanded or reduced the economic activity, and State

The New Jersey Tax Court ruled that the in-state activities of an out-of-state wholesale produce distributor were protected under Public Law 86-272 (P.L. 86-272), a federal law that prohibits states from imposing a net income tax on an out-of-state taxpayer.  The Taxpayer had no offices, property, employees or inventory in New Jersey, but it did