Welcome to the February 2018 issue of the Aprio State & Local Tax (SALT) Newsletter.
With dozens of different taxes imposed by the 50 states (and thousands of local jurisdictions), we recognize how challenging it is to keep up with current issues and developments. This newsletter is designed to provide insights on developments in state and local taxes including new legislation, regulations, rulings and cases addressing issues such as corporate and personal income taxes, sales and use taxes, nexus, franchise/net worth taxes, etc.
This issue of the newsletter contains articles concerning (i) how states may or may not conform to federal tax reform, (ii) a potential refund opportunity in Michigan cities with a local income tax based on a Court of Appeals decision regarding revenue sourcing, (iii) California guidance explaining the “throwback” rule and the “subject to tax” test, (iv) a new small business tax credit to the New York City Commercial Rent Tax, and (v) a Texas letter ruling addressing Franchise Tax revenue sourcing for certain wireless data and voice services.
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Jeff Glickman, J.D., LL.M.
Partner-in-Charge, State & Local Tax Practice
Webinar: Multi-State Issues in Tax Reform
By Jeff Glickman, SALT partner
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It's Our Turn: How will State Legislatures Conform (or Not) to Federal Tax Reform?
By Jeff Glickman, SALT partner
Even though most of the reforms under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are effective for tax years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2018, failure of states to update their IRC conformity can impact the 2017 tax year.
Aprio's State and Local Tax (SALT) practice advises clients on the state and local tax implications of their business operations, allowing clients to strategically minimize their liabilities and risks. Our team has over 50 years of combined SALT experience working in industry, state departments of revenue, public accounting and private law practice. We specialize in all areas of SALT, including matters related to state tax nexus, corporate and personal income taxes, sales/use tax, franchise/net worth taxes, credits and incentives, and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, we represent clients in administrative matters before state revenue departments around the country, including audit defense and settlement negotiations, pursuing voluntary disclosure agreements and obtaining letter rulings.
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