Policy and Legislation

New York and Massachusetts are the latest states to introduce tax legislation targeting digital advertising and data collection. Like the similar bills introduced earlier in Connecticut, New York, and Indiana, proposals similar to these latest New York and Massachusetts bills have been rejected by the respective legislatures in prior sessions.

New York revisits

Representative J.D. Prescott (R) introduced Indiana HB 1517, which would impose a surcharge tax on social media providers. HB 1517 is similar to legislation introduced by Representative Prescott during the 2021 and 2022 legislative sessions that did not make it out of committee.

Specifically, HB 1517 would impose a surcharge tax on social media

A number of Connecticut digital advertising bills and a New York data tax bill have been introduced to jumpstart the 2023 legislative sessions. Both states have considered – but ultimately rejected – legislation that would adopt targeted taxes on the digital economy in recent years.

On January 18, 2023, proposed legislation was filed in the

In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast policy series, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Nikki Dobay and Cat Baron provide an overview of a project they have been working on for some time – a universal, multistate Power of Attorney (POA). Cat and Nikki have been working with various interested parties on the business side and

In the latest episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast policy series, host and Eversheds Sutherland Partner Nikki Dobay welcomes back a familiar voice in Doug Lindholm, President and Executive Director of the Council On State Taxation (COST), along with a new voice to the podcast, Professor Richard Pomp from the University of Connecticut School of

In just the first few months of the 2022 tax year, we have already seen several states introduce legislation that would decrease corporate and individual income tax rates.  Idaho became the first state to pass such legislation this year, on February 4.  The Eversheds Sutherland SALT team expects other states to follow and will provide

In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast policy series, Eversheds Sutherland Associate Jeremy Gove takes a turn in the policy hot seat, and interviews Partner Nikki Dobay about her recent article in Tax Notes State, which analyzes two recently enacted measures – Idaho H.B. 677 and New Hampshire H.B. 1097.

Nikki and Jeremy