The New York Tax Appeals Tribunal recently held that a vacation home constitutes a “permanent place of abode” to make taxpayers statutory residents for New York income tax purposes.

The taxpayers, a married couple, were domiciled in New Jersey. The husband was a hedge fund manager who primarily worked out of his New York City

On August 13, 2020, the Utah Supreme Court agreed to hear a married couple’s direct appeal from a State Tax Commission decision holding that the couple was domiciled in Utah during the 2012 tax year under Utah’s “presumptive domicile” statute. Specifically, the case involves Utah Code Ann. § 59-10-136(2), which provides a rebuttable presumption

On December 2, 2020, a three-judge panel of California’s Office of Tax Appeals (“OTA”) issued a non-precedential decision ruling that a husband and wife remained domiciled in and residents of California for the 2013 tax year despite the husband leaving the state for an alleged “permanent” job in Alaska that lasted from April to July

On December 21, 2020, a three-judge panel of California’s Office of Tax Appeals (“OTA”) ruled in a non-precedential opinion that an ophthalmologist successfully abandoned his California domicile and became a California nonresident from May 25, 2013 through December 31, 2013 after moving to Saudi Arabia. For a brief overview of the various legal concepts involved

How do you change your state of domicile? What makes you a resident of a particular state? While these questions appear simple on the surface, the answers are complex and can vary depending on the state. That’s why Eversheds Sutherland’s SALT team has honed our knowledge and expertise on these issues to provide answers. Our