Policy and Legislation

South Dakota Senate Bill 157 proposes an exemption from gross receipts tax for sales of “enterprise information technology equipment” and software in excess of $2 million used in South Dakota data centers. Enterprise information technology equipment eligible for the exemption includes: (i) computer hardware, servers, routers, cooling systems and towers; (ii) temperature control and power

Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed budget trailer bill SB 113, allowing taxpayers to again fully utilize business tax credits, like the R&D credit, and net operating loss deductions for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2022. For tax years 2020 to 2022, AB 85 (enacted in 2020), limited the amount of

On February 4, Idaho Governor Little signed into law HB 436, which will decrease individual and corporate income tax rates. HB 436 was passed and signed into law in just over 20 days after being introduced.  Specifically, the legislation lowers the corporate income tax rate from 6.5% to 6% and consolidates the personal income

Following on Maryland’s heels, there are currently five separate digital advertising tax measures pending before the Massachusetts legislature. H. 2894 would impose a 5% tax on the annual digital advertising revenue from companies generating more than $25 million in digital advertising sales in Massachusetts. H. 2928 would not impose a tax directly, but would create

On January 27, Washington Governor Inslee signed Washington HB 1732 and HB 1733 into law, which would delay the start of the long-term care program known as the Washington Cares Fund, just one day after the bills passed in the Washington legislature.

As signed, HB 1732 delays the implementation of the program by 18 months.

Since 2001, Georgia has provided a sales and use tax exemption for high-technology companies that invest at least $15 million in eligible computer equipment (including hardware and software) in a calendar year. O.C.G.A. § 48-8-3(68). During the 2021 legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly passed SB 6, which included significant changes the High-Tech Exemption.