On April 29, 2022, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued two sets of “final draft” regulations relating to the corporation franchise tax reform that took effect for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2015. Since the sweeping corporate tax reform was enacted, the Department has published a series of

On April 12, 2022, the Appellate Division, First Department dismissed a taxpayer’s appeal from the New York City Tax Appeals Tribunal, and held that the Tribunal’s decision to uphold a tax assessment on an out-of-state entity’s gain from the sale of a partnership interest was “rational.”[1]

The taxpayer was an investment vehicle that formed

The New York Tax Appeals Tribunal upheld the New York Division of Tax Appeals’ determination that an information technology security company provides a taxable protective service. The taxpayer provides monitoring and firewall management services, by configuring its customers’ software and devices to prevent malicious activity. The Department of Taxation and Finance asserted that the taxpayer’s

The New York Tax Appeals Tribunal mostly affirmed the New York Division of Tax Appeals determination that a company’s provision of advertising measurement services was a taxable information service. The taxpayer provides services to its clients that measure advertising effectiveness. New York taxes the provision of information services, but exempts information services that are personal

On January 18, 2022, New York Governor Kathy Hochul released her fiscal year 2023 budget and accompanying legislation (the Budget Bill).  The Briefing Book accompanying the Budget Bill highlights New York’s “remarkable reversal of fortune as tax revenues rebound”—giving the Governor the room to propose a variety of tax cuts targeted toward the middle-class and

On January 18, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul released the fiscal year 2023 budget Briefing Book. While we are still waiting for the public release of accompanying legislation (i.e., the Budget Bill) and memoranda, the Briefing Book indicates that the Budget Bill will propose a variety of tax cuts targeting middle-class individuals and small businesses.