Policy and Legislation

On June 8, the Oregon Senate passed SB 164, which is the 2021 Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) “technical corrections” bill. SB 164 has moved to the House, where it has been referred to the House Revenue Committee. To become law—which is expected—SB 164 will be required to pass out of the House Revenue Committee and

On June 3, 2021, the Maryland Comptroller of Treasury issued a revised version of Business Tax Tip #29, which clarifies the Comptroller’s interpretation of its sales and use tax on “digital products,” including software. With particular attention given to recently-effective amendments by S.B. 787, the revised version explains the Comptroller’s interpretation and application

On Memorial Day, and stretching into the early hours of June 1, the Illinois Legislature approved the state’s $42 billion budget for fiscal year 2022. It is anticipated that the budget’s tax provisions are expected to generate more than $600 million in additional revenue by addressing what governor J.B. Pritzker and others in the General

On Friday, June 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. PST, the California Franchise Tax Board (“FTB”) will hold its sixth interested parties meeting (“IPM”) to discuss its latest proposed amendments to the market-based sourcing regulation, Cal. Code Regs., Title 18, Section 25136-2. At the IPM, FTB will discuss and solicit public input on the newly-proposed regulation

On May 20, 2021, California AB 71 was approved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee. The bill will now head to an Assembly floor vote within the next two weeks.  Please see our previous post here for more information on AB 71’s proposed corporate tax increases, including the inclusion of GILTI and repatriation income of affiliated

Missouri is set to enact economic nexus requirements, asserting a sales and use tax collection obligation on remote sellers and marketplace facilitators. On May 14, 2021, the Missouri Legislature passed S.B. 153, which the governor is widely expected to sign. Upon signing, Missouri will join the other 44 states and the District of Columbia

On May 14, 2021, the House Finance Committee passed HB21-1311 and HB21-1312, but not without noteworthy amendments changing certain aspects of both bills.

HB21-1311, as introduced, would have repealed Colorado’s unique “3 of 6” test for determining C corporations that can be included in a combined report, and required “members of a unitary business” to

Colorado House Bill No. HB21-1311

On May 10, 2021, Colorado House Bill No. HB21-1311 was introduced, which if enacted would make sweeping changes to Colorado’s unique combined reporting regime.  Specifically, for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2022, the bill would repeal the states’s unique “3 of 6” test for determining C corporations

California AB 71 is set for hearing in the Assembly Appropriations Committee tomorrow, May 12, at 9 am.  The Appropriations Committee is typically the final committee to consider a bill before it goes to an Assembly floor vote. Please see our previous post here for more information on AB 71’s proposed corporate tax increases, including