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STATE TAX KNOWLEDGE UPDATE (53 ITEMS) - AUGUST 3, 2018

The following are state tax and business developments I have curated since July 3rd, and posted in the LEVERAGE SALT LinkedIn group:

Some of the items may be on the same state/issue/topic, but they are from different sources which may give you a broader perspective to help your company or client.

  1. New Jersey Closes Loophole, Increases Multi-Millionaires Rate

  2. Alabama Announces Guidance in Response to Wayfair Decision

  3. Michigan Provides Further Guidance on Impact of Federal Act

  4. Remote Sellers Will Have Wisconsin Tax Duties Beginning October 1

  5. Indiana Updates Remote Seller Guidance

  6. Indiana Explains Income Taxes on Overseas Earnings

  7. Enacted Louisiana law addresses the timing of expiring corporate income tax provisions

  8. California OTA Issues Updated Draft of Proposed Permanent Regulations on Administration and Procedures of Appeals and Petitions for Rehearing

  9. Indiana DOR Bulletin Discusses Recently Enacted Legislation, Including State Impact of IRC Sec. 965 Repatriation Provisions, GILTI, and IRC Sec. 163(j)

  10. Maine Revenue Services Explains Procedures for Filing and/or Amending Returns Given State’s Nonconformity to Recent Federal Tax Law Changes

  11. Pennsylvania: Bulletin Reflects New Law Reversing DOR’s Previous Policy by Allowing for Depreciation of 100% Bonus Property

  12. New Jersey: New Law Requires Amnesty Program with Potential Waiver of 100% Penalties and 50% Interest

  13. Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board Holds that Taxpayer is a “Manufacturer” Required to Compute its Corporate Excise Tax Liability Using Single Sales Factor Apportionment

  14. New Jersey: New Law Includes Mandatory Combined Reporting Regime, Market-Sourcing Provisions, CBT Surtax, and Responses to Some Provisions of the Federal 2017 Tax Act

  15. New York: Appellate Court Affirms Tax Appeals Tribunal Ruling Addressing Bank’s Treatment of NOLs

  16. Vermont: New Law Updates State Conformity to Internal Revenue Code; Responds to Some Provisions of the Federal 2017 Tax Act

  17. Georgia DOR Explains Exclusion for Dividends from Sources Outside the US, Including Application of IRC Sec. 965 Provisions

  18. North Carolina: New Law Modifies Sourcing Language for Receipts from Intangibles for Sales Factor Purposes

  19. Oregon DOR Issues Administrative Rule on New State Repatriation Tax Credit Pursuant to IRC Sec. 965 Repatriation Income for Tax Year 2017

  20. Connecticut Issues GILTI Guidance

  21. North Carolina Changes Intangible Property Sourcing Rules

  22. MTC Adopts Apportionment Regulation Amendments

  23. Delaware Imposes Tax on Series LLCs

  24. Utah Enacts Deferred Foreign Income Changes

  25. Florida DOR Holds that Taxpayer May Include Certain Intercompany Sales with Foreign Affiliates in its Sales Factor

  26. New Jersey Division of Taxation Explains Upcoming Amnesty Program with Potential Waiver of Penalties, Reduced Interest, and Non-Participation Penalties

  27. Alaska: New Law Requires Public Utilities to Use MTC Three-Factor Apportionment Formula for Corporate Income Tax Purposes

  28. Connecticut: New Guidance Issued on Treatment of GILTI for Corporation Business Tax Purposes

  29. Minnesota DOR Discusses How 2017 Federal Tax Act May Affect Business Tax Returns for Tax Year 2018

  30. Rhode Island DOT Comments on Some State Tax Impacts of the Federal 2017 Tax Act

  31. Utah: New Law Clarifies Previously Enacted Legislation Involving IRC Sec. 965 Deferred Foreign Income, and Revises NOL Provisions

  32. Rhode Island Adopts C Corp IRC Sec. 965 Regulations

  33. California Taxpayer Cannot Force Retailer to Seek Sales Tax Refund

  34. Minnesota Hosting SST Meeting to Discuss Wayfair

  35. Maryland Issues Wayfair Guidance

  36. Indiana Wayfair FAQ Page Talks Enforcement

  37. SST Meets to Discuss Wayfair

  38. Texas Provides Guidance on Wayfair Decision

  39. Wayfair Decision Does Not Affect Rhode Island Remote Sellers

  40. Minnesota Sets Remote Collection Date

  41. Indiana Explains Impact of Wayfair

  42. Nebraska Issues Guidance for Remote Sellers

  43. Utah Enacts Economic Nexus Law

  44. Alabama Explains Impact of Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

  45. Michigan Issues Sales Tax Economic Nexus Guidelines

  46. MTC Adopts Two Amended Model Rules Pursuant to Section 18 Alternative Apportionment Regulatory Project

  47. Alabama DOR Issues Preliminary Guidance on Some State Impacts of the Federal 2017 Tax Act

  48. Delaware: New Law Imposes Annual Tax on State-Registered Series LLCs

  49. Michigan Appellate Court Affirms Disallowance of MBT Modified Gross Receipts Tax Base Deduction for Purchased Services

  50. Vermont Department of Taxation Issues Certain Guidance on Federal 2017 Tax Act, Specifically the Inclusion of IRC 965 Income on State Returns

  51. Arkansas DFA Says Remote Sellers Should Register and Collect Tax Pursuant to Recent US Supreme Court Decision that Overrules Quill

  52. Kentucky DOR Updates Post- Wayfair Comments; Announces October 1 Enforcement Date and Reiterates Prospective Implementation

  53. Nebraska DOR Comments on Recent US Supreme Court Decision that Overrules Quill, Including January 1, 2019 Enforcement Date and Promise of “No Retroactivity”

The above represents 'general curating' of state tax developments into one spot. If you still feel overwhelmed by the volume of state tax developments, please consider my 'custom curating' service. Meaning, clients hire LEVERAGE SALT to daily curate state tax developments relating to a specific industry, state(s), tax type and issueYou can make it as granular as you prefer. This allows you to reduce information overload, and only get the information you need to help your clients or company. This service is provided on a fixed-fee or subscription basis. Contact me at strahle@leveragesalt.com.

STATE TAX KNOWLEDGE UPDATE (54 ITEMS) - JULY 3, 2018

The following are state tax and business developments I have curated since June 11th, and posted in the LEVERAGE SALT LinkedIn group:

Some of the items may be on the same state/issue/topic, but they are from different sources which may give you a broader perspective to help your company or client.

  1. High Court Will Not Review Pennsylvania NLC Carryover Decision

  2. North Carolina Budget Bill Makes Major Tax Changes, Updates Conformity

  3. Colorado Issues IRC Sec. 965 Repatriation Transition Tax Guidance

  4. Connecticut Issues Guidance on Pass-Through Entity Tax

  5. Connecticut Issues Guidance on Bonus Depreciation Changes

  6. Hawaii Enacts Sales Thresholds for Sales Tax

  7. Hawaii Updates IRC Conformity for 2018

  8. Chicago Tax on Streaming Services Upheld

  9. Virginia Enacts Biennial Budget Legislation

  10. Are High Court Tax Precedents Set in Stone After 25 Years?

  11. DON'T PANIC - Physical Presence No Longer Matters in Determining Whether A Company is Required to Collect Sales Tax

  12. North Dakota Remote Seller Thresholds Take Effect With Quill Overturn

  13. Louisiana Enacts Remote Seller Law

  14. Minnesota Offers Wayfair Guidance

  15. What will non-streamlined sales tax states do??

  16. STOP THE USE TAX NOTICE AND REPORTING LAWS!!!!

  17. California OTA Issues Revised Draft Proposed Permanent Regulations on Administration and Procedures of Appeals and Petitions for Rehearing

  18. Louisiana: New Law Clarifies that Certain Reductions and/or Suspensions of Tax Benefits, Credits, and Exemptions Enacted via 2015 Legislative Changes were Temporary

  19. North Carolina: New Law Updates State Conformity to IRC, Responds to Some Provisions of the Federal 2017 Tax Act, and Revises Sales Factor Sourcing Rules

  20. US Supreme Court Denies Taxpayer’s Request to Review 2017 Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling on NOL Carryovers

  21. Rhode Island Division of Taxation Releases Guidance on Treatment of IRC Sec. 965 Income for C Corporations, and Accompanying Proposed New Regulation

  22. Texas Appellate Court Holds that Taxpayer Provides Services Rather than “Goods” for Purposes of Calculating Deductible Costs of Goods Sold under Franchise Tax

  23. Alabama Issues IRC Sec. 965 Repatriation Income Guidance

  24. Decoupling Bill Sent to New Jersey Governor

  25. New Jersey Legislature Passes Tax Amnesty Bill

  26. Rhode Island Budget Bill Amends Personal Exemptions, Credits

  27. Connecticut Creates Deduction for Venture Capital Income

  28. Iowa Offers Wayfair Guidance

  29. Louisiana Decreases Sales Tax Rate

  30. New Jersey Legislature Passes Alternative Surtax and Decoupling Bill

  31. Massachusetts Bill Creates Family and Medical Leave Payroll Tax

  32. Remote Sellers Not Yet Required to Collect Tax From South Dakota Buyers

  33. Vermont’s Remote Seller Law Takes Effect July 1

  34. Corporate Close-Up: Colorado Latest State to Enact Market-Based Sourcing

  35. Hawaii Explains Nexus Thresholds

  36. Kentucky Provides Wayfair Guidance

  37. Rhode Island Outlines Remote Seller Registration Options

  38. Vermont Reduces Rates, Updates IRC Conformity

  39. Idaho Is Reviewing Impact of Wayfair Decision

  40. New Hampshire Responds to Wayfair Decision

  41. Pennsylvania Decouples Corporate Income Tax from Federal Bonus Depreciation

  42. NCSL says states should ensure that they are fully prepared before begin enforcing their sales tax laws on remote sellers

  43. New Jersey Enacts Tax Amnesty Bill

  44. New Jersey Enacts Surtax, Combined Reporting, and Decoupling

  45. Colorado DOR Discusses State Treatment of Foreign Earnings Subject to New Federal Transition Tax under IRC §965

  46. Hawaii: New Law Updates State Conformity to Internal Revenue Code, Responds to Some Provisions of the Federal 2017 Tax Act

  47. Illinois DOR Issues Proposed Amended and New Rules on Prior Year NOL Suspensions and Special NOL Computation Rules

  48. New York: Draft Proposed Article 9-A Franchise Tax Regulations Issued on Corporations Subject to Tax

  49. New Jersey Appellate Court Affirms that IRC Tax Attribute Reductions May Not be Reversed

  50. Alabama DOR Issues Additional Guidance on IRC Sec. 965 Transition Tax’s Impact on State Tax Returns

  51. California: FTB Explains New Policy Prohibiting Certain Ex Parte Communications Involving Alternative Apportionment Petition Hearings

  52. Rhode Island: New Law Grants State Tax Administrator Additional Authority in Light of Federal 2017 Tax Act

  53. Louisiana: New Law Includes Tax Rate Reduction and Various other Changes

  54. Rhode Island: New Law Imposes Tax on Sales of Software as a Service (SaaS)

The above represents 'general curating' of state tax developments into one spot. If you still feel overwhelmed by the volume of state tax developments, please consider my 'custom curating' service. Meaning, clients hire LEVERAGE SALT to daily curate state tax developments relating to a specific industry, state(s), tax type and issueYou can make it as granular as you prefer. This allows you to reduce information overload, and only get the information you need to help your clients or company. This service is provided on a fixed-fee or subscription basis. Contact me at strahle@leveragesalt.com.

STATE TAX KNOWLEDGE UPDATE (59 ITEMS) - JUNE 11, 2018

The following are state tax and business developments I have curated since May 22nd, and posted in the LEVERAGE SALT LinkedIn group:

Some of the items may be on the same state/issue/topic, but they are from different sources which may give you a broader perspective to help your company or client.

  1. California proposes to amend entity classification rules; comments due June 26

  2. Delaware qui tam case against gift card retailers moves forward

  3. Colorado Market-Based Sourcing Legislation Goes to Governor

  4. California Launches Online Directory of Business Incentives

  5. Tennessee Decouples From Business Interest Deduction Limit

  6. Louisiana Governor Proposes Tax Cuts, Elimination of Deductions

  7. Minnesota Governor Vetoes Omnibus Tax Legislation

  8. Missouri Lawmakers Approve Corporate Rate Cut, Apportionment Changes

  9. 2018 State Tax Amnesty Programs (as of 5 25 18)

  10. California FTB holds interested parties meeting regarding significant proposed revisions to its market-based sourcing rules

  11. The SALT Deduction Limit: The IRS Responds to State Workarounds

  12. Online Travel Companies Are Not Liable for Local California Hotel Tax

  13. Hawaii Use Tax Held Constitutional

  14. TaxDay becomes official MLB Players Association partner

  15. IRS Discusses Certain Payments Made in Exchange for State and Local Tax Credits

  16. California FTB Provides TY 2017 Filing Guidance Regarding IRC Section 965 Repatriation Transition Tax

  17. New Louisiana Law Revises Due Date for Filing Corporate Franchise Tax Returns

  18. Maine Revenue Services Comments that Amended Returns May be Necessary Given State Nonconformity to Recent Federal Tax Law Changes

  19. Michigan Appellate Court Affirms that Holding Company Lacks Requisite Nexus for City of Detroit Income Tax Purposes

  20. New Jersey Appellate Court Affirms Lower Court Decision Involving Unreasonable Exception to CBT Intercompany Expense Addback Rule

  21. New Tennessee Law Includes Delayed Decoupling from New Business Interest Limitations under IRC Sec. 163(j)

  22. Hawaii State High Court Upholds Validity of Use Taxation Scheme on Purchases from Out-of-State Sellers

  23. Washington DOR Advisory Explains that Retailer’s Enhanced Delivery Services May Create Nexus

  24. Corporate Close-Up: No More Passing Through In Connecticut and New York?

  25. Georgia Property Tax Appeal Thresholds Decreased

  26. Delaware Creates Angel Investor Credit

  27. Georgia Creates Additional High-Technology Exemption

  28. Governor Signs Iowa Sales and Use, Excise Tax Reform Legislation

  29. Iowa Enacts Major Income Tax Reform

  30. Connecticut Enacts Pass-Through Entity Income Tax

  31. Montana Adopts Pass-Through Entity Apportionment Rules

  32. Connecticut enacts responses to federal tax reform

  33. California FTB Now Permitting Taxpayers to Make Oral Presentations in Staff-Initiated Alternative Apportionment Proposals

  34. Michigan Department of Treasury Issues New Bulletin on UBG Including Control and Relationship Tests

  35. Pennsylvania DOR Issues Ruling on New Law that Imposes Information Reporting and Notice Requirements

  36. New York Tax Appeals Tribunal Reverses ALJ to Hold that Taxpayer’s Transactions Must be Aggregated and Thus Subject to Tax

  37. Enacted Kentucky Legislation Provides for Mandatory Combined Reporting for Unitary Businesses and Additional Sales Tax Changes

  38. Alabama DOR Issues Guidance Regarding IRC Section 965 Deemed Repatriation Impact on Taxpayers

  39. Iowa enacts significant income tax and sales tax changes

  40. Legislative Session Review: Iowa

  41. Oregon's research credit sunsets - Opportunities for 2017 tax year

  42. Missouri reduces rate, adopts single factor and market sourcing, more

  43. LINK TO IOWA TAX REFORM WEBSITE CREATED BY IOWA DOR

  44. Iowa Governor Signs Tax Reform & Conformity Bill

  45. Wayfair Debated at Georgetown SALT Conference

  46. State Impacts of TCJA Analyzed at Georgetown Conference

  47. Missouri Enacts Corporate Tax Rate Cut and Apportionment Changes

  48. Sales Thresholds Trigger Sales Tax Nexus in Illinois

  49. Michigan Updates Unitary Business Group Guidance

  50. Colorado Enacts Market-Based Sourcing

  51. Connecticut Explains Repatriation Transition Tax Reporting

  52. New Colorado Law Imposes Market-Based Sourcing Provisions for Certain Receipts from Services and Intangibles

  53. New Connecticut Law Makes Various Changes in Response to Federal 2017 Tax Act

  54. Kentucky DOR Explains New Law that Includes Mandatory Unitary Combined Reporting Regime and Market-Based Sourcing

  55. Michigan Department of Treasury Comments on Federal 2017 Tax Act

  56. Montana DOR Issues New Regulations on the Apportionment and Allocation of Income Reported by Pass-Through Entities

  57. New Illinois Law Imposes Remote Seller Tax Collection and Remittance Responsibilities via Economic Nexus Provisions

  58. New Iowa Law Imposes Economic Nexus

  59. Recent Idaho Law Amendments Provide Income Tax Rate Reductions and Amend IRC Conformity

The above represents 'general curating' of state tax developments into one spot. If you still feel overwhelmed by the volume of state tax developments, please consider my 'custom curating' service. Meaning, clients hire LEVERAGE SALT to daily curate state tax developments relating to a specific industry, state(s), tax type and issueYou can make it as granular as you prefer. This allows you to reduce information overload, and only get the information you need to help your clients or company. This service is provided on a fixed-fee or subscription basis. Contact me at strahle@leveragesalt.com.

STATE TAX KNOWLEDGE UPDATE (59 ITEMS) - May 22, 2018

The following are state tax and business developments I have curated since May 2nd, and posted in the LEVERAGE SALT LinkedIn group:

Some of the items may be on the same state/issue/topic, but they are from different sources which may give you a broader perspective to help your company or client.

  1. Wisconsin Explains Reconciliation with Federal Consolidated Returns

  2. Preview of the share image State Sales Tax Shakeup

  3. Indiana Offers Voluntary Disclosure Initiative for Out-of-State Retailers

  4. Kentucky Requires IRC Sec. 199A Addback, Restores Credits

  5. South Dakota Provides Guidance on Foreign Dividend Recapture

  6. MTC Section 18 Alternative Apportionment Regulatory Project Moves Forward with Two Proposed Model Rules - Draft Model Use Tax Reporting Statute Also Advances

  7. Alabama DOR Issues Guidance on IRC Sec 965 Transition Tax Impact on State Tax Returns

  8. California FTB Moves Forward with New Draft Proposed Amendments to Market-Based Sourcing Regulation

  9. Florida DOR Issues Guidance on IRC Sec 965 Transition Tax Impact on State Corporate Tax Returns

  10. New Kentucky Law Imposes Mandatory Unitary Combined Reporting Regime

  11. Ohio Supreme Court Holds in Taxpayer Favor Regarding Credit Computation for Pre-CAT NOLs

  12. Oregon DOR Issues Proposed Administrative Rule on New State Repatriation Tax Credit Pursuant to IRC Sec 965 Repatriation Income for Tax Year 2017

  13. Growing Number of State Sales Tax Jurisdictions Makes South Dakota v. Wayfair That Much More Imperative

  14. Oklahoma Allows Transition Tax Installment Payment Election

  15. Tax Reform Task Force Names Income Tax Proposals for Further Study

  16. California OTA Readopts Emergency Rules on Administration and Procedures of Appeals and Petitions for Rehearing

  17. Focusing the Lens on Film Credits

  18. Indiana DOR Offers Special Limited-Time VDI for Out-of-State Online Retailers with In-State Inventory

  19. New Georgia Law Addresses Federal Partnership Audit Regime Changes and How to Report Adjustments for State Purposes

  20. Taxpayer Asks US Supreme Court to Review 2017 Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling on NOL Carryovers

  21. South Dakota DOR Discusses Federal Tax Law Changes Relating to Foreign Dividend Recapture and Potential Impact for State Bank Tax Purposes

  22. Texas Comptroller Issues Franchise Tax Ruling on Whether Proceeds from Certain Hedging Transactions Are Included in Apportionment Factor

  23. Alabama DOR Discusses New Law Requiring Certain Marketplace Facilitators to Collect and Remit Tax

  24. New Georgia Law Requires Some Remote Sellers to Collect and Remit Tax or Else Adhere to Information Reporting Requirements

  25. California FTB Issues Final Report on California’s Conformity to 2017 Federal Income Tax Changes

  26. State and Local Tax Technology Checklist (Techlist)

  27. TWIST - This Week in State Tax

  28. Georgia Expands “Dealer,” Adds Use Tax Notice Requirement

  29. Alabama Opens for Amnesty Applications on July 1

  30. Connecticut Legislature Approves Pass-Through Entity Tax

  31. Legislative Session Review: Georgia

  32. California May 18 meeting on changes to market based sourcing rules

  33. Connecticut Requires Bonus Depreciation, Sec. 179 Adjustments

  34. IRC Conformity Bill Goes to Hawaii Governor

  35. Indiana Special Session Considers IRC Conformity

  36. North Carolina Proposes Income Tax Rate Changes

  37. Legislative Session Review: Kansas

  38. Indiana Enacts IRC Conformity Bill

  39. Indiana Revises Corporate Income Tax Rate Calculation and Credit

  40. Massachusetts Provides Estimated Tax Penalty Relief for IRC Sec. 965 Income

  41. Oklahoma Creates New Credits for Vehicle Manufacturing Industry

  42. “One Maryland” Credit Revised

  43. Maryland Retains Personal Exemptions

  44. Alabama DOR Reminds that 2018 Amnesty Program Begins July 1

  45. Kentucky Claims Commission Amends Rules Related to Tax Appeals Procedures

  46. Alabama DOR Issues Amended Rules on NOL Carryforwards and Revised Filing Due Dates

  47. Updated Connecticut Administrative Guidance Discusses Treatment of IRC Sec 965 Federal Repatriation Transition Tax

  48. New Indiana Law Updates State Conformity to IRC

  49. Massachusetts DOR Issues Release on Estimated Tax Penalty Relief for Corporations Affected by Transition Tax on Deferred Foreign Earnings

  50. New Oklahoma Law Permits Electing Federal Transition Tax Installment Payers to Elect Similar Payment Scheme for State Purposes

  51. Pennsylvania DOR Announces that 2017 State Supreme Court Ruling on NOL Carryovers Will Not Be Applied to Earlier Years

  52. City of Seattle Poised to Impose an Employee Hours Tax on Some Businesses

  53. Alabama Tribunal Judge Denies DOR Motion to Stay in Online Retailer Legal Challenge of Economic Presence Rule for Out-of-State Sellers Making Threshold Sales into Alabama

  54. New York eyes UBT in response to federal tax reform

  55. Pennsylvania Clarifies Caps for NOL Calculations

  56. California Requires Return Adjustments for Sec. 965 Amounts

  57. Minnesota Legislature Passes IRC Conformity, Rate Reductions

  58. Friday Tax Reform: States Issue Guidance, Waive Penalties for Foreign Income

  59. Corporate Close-Up: Indiana Latest State to Respond to Federal Tax Reform

The above represents 'general curating' of state tax developments into one spot. If you still feel overwhelmed by the volume of state tax developments, please consider my 'custom curating' service. Meaning, clients hire LEVERAGE SALT to daily curate state tax developments relating to a specific industry, state(s), tax type and issueYou can make it as granular as you prefer. This allows you to reduce information overload, and only get the information you need to help your clients or company. This service is provided on a fixed-fee or subscription basis. Contact me at strahle@leveragesalt.com.

State Tax Knowledge Update (59 items) - February 7, 2018

The following are state tax and business developments I have curated since January 6th, and posted in the LEVERAGE SALT LinkedIn group:

Some of the items may be on the same state/issue/topic, but they are from different sources which may give you a broader perspective to help your company or client.

  1. Online Travel Company Liable for Maryland Sales Tax

  2. Corporate Close-Up: The Texas Comptroller Ruled that Wireless Voice and Data Services are Performed in Texas when a Customer Accesses Those Services in Texas--Is It Market-Based Sourcing?

  3. Many State Tax Incentives Are Now Taxable Due to Federal Tax Reform

  4. California Proposes Bill to Counter Federal Limit on SALT Deduction

  5. Remote Retailers Must Notify Online Purchasers of Louisiana Use Tax

  6. Pennsylvania Requires Addback for Federal Bonus Depreciation

  7. Fourth quarter 2017 state and local tax developments

  8. State implications of federal tax reform - international business

  9. Twenty-Five States Face Revenue Shortfalls in 2018

  10. FEDERAL TAX REFORM AND THE STATES - great resource from the National Conference of State Legislatures

  11. 2017 State Policy Review: Taxation

  12. THE SKINNY ON THE 2017 MTC SALES TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM AND HOW IT AFFECTS AMAZON FBA SELLERS - this is an interesting video to watch (even now).

  13. Top Tax Strategies for California Businesses in 2018

  14. U.S. Supreme Court to Review Bid to Collect Internet Sales Tax

  15. New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration Announces Business Tax Rate Reductions

  16. Michigan Department of Treasury Discusses New Law Permitting Alternate Method of Dispute Settlement and Resolution for Certain Tax Liabilities

  17. Ohio Department of Taxation Launches Amnesty Program that Runs through February 15 and Permits Potential Waiver of 100 Percent Penalties and 50 Percent Interest

  18. Pennsylvania DOR Announces that Non-Participation Penalty Assessments from 2017 Amnesty Program are Coming Soon

  19. Alabama DOR Issues Proposed Amended Rules on NOL Carryforwards, Federal Conformity, and Revised Filing Due Dates

  20. Florida DOR Issues Administrative Rule Changes Reflecting 2017 Law on Return Filing and Payment Due Dates

  21. US Supreme Court Denies Taxpayer Request to Review Florida Supreme Court Holding

  22. Louisiana DOR Reminds that Certain Remote Retailers Must Issue Annual Information Notices and File Statements

  23. Washington DOR Issues CPI-Adjusted Substantial Nexus Bright Line Nexus Thresholds for Business and Occupation Tax Purposes

  24. Remote Businesses Might Become Subject to Hawaii Tax

  25. New Jersey Enacts Corporate HQ Credit

  26. Illinois Proposes Tax on Investment Management Service Businesses

  27. Federal Tax Act Affects Minnesota Taxpayers

  28. Illinois Responds to SALT Deduction Limit

  29. Alaska Governor Seeks Support For Payroll Tax

  30. Missouri Governor’s Plan for Tax Reform

  31. Tax Law Prompts S Corps to Examine Their Structures: A Primer

  32. Idaho State Tax Commission Discusses How Recently Enacted Federal Tax Reforms May Affect State Income Taxation

  33. Michigan Court of Appeals Holds that Receipts from Law Firm Services are Sourced on a Market-Based Methodology for City of Detroit Income Tax Purposes

  34. Colorado DOR Issues Updated Compliance Guidance on Some Remote Seller Notice and Reporting Requirements

  35. Texas Comptroller Revises Administrative Rule 3.308 Computers – Hardware, Software, Services, and Sales

  36. Washington DOR Issues Proposed Expedited Regulatory Amendments Reflecting 2017 Legislation that Expands B&O Economic Nexus

  37. Multistate Tax Considerations of the Federal Tax Reform International Tax Provisions

  38. What the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Means for States – A Guide to Impacts and Options

  39. Key Lessons for States as They Determine Responses to the Federal Tax Bill

  40. 2018 Tax policy outlook

  41. NYC Receipts Allocation Reflects Employees and Consultants

  42. State Tax Conformity: Revenue Effects

  43. Tax Reform Moves to the States: State Revenue Implications and Reform Opportunities Following Federal Tax Reform

  44. January Tax Retrospective: Congress Acts, States React

  45. Tax reform provides federal and state credits and incentives opportunities

  46. New York releases FY 18-19 budget proposal

  47. California Competes tax credit program - More than $55 million in tax credits available

  48. You’re Invited: COST, Bloomberg Tax and McDermott Will & Emery to Host Post-Oral Argument Roundtable Discussion

  49. Oregon DOR Issues Final Market-Based Sourcing Rule

  50. Pennsylvania DOR Discusses New Law that Imposes Information Reporting and Notice Requirements on Some Remote Sellers Including Marketplace Facilitators

  51. South Carolina: ALJ Denies DOR Motion for Injunction – Holds that Online Marketplace Provider is Not Required to Collect Tax on Third-Party Sales During Pendency of Case

  52. Pennsylvania DOR Announces Immediate Effectiveness of 2017 Legislative Amendments Involving NOL Limitations

  53. Montana DOR Discusses How Recently Enacted Federal Tax Reforms May Affect Some State Income Taxation

  54. Minnesota DOR Discusses How Recently Enacted Federal Tax Reforms May Affect Some State Income Taxation

  55. South Dakota Updates IRC Conformity Date

  56. New Hampshire Joins Internet Sales Tax Fight

  57. Ohio Amnesty Program Ends February 15

  58. Oklahoma Governor Proposes Budget with Numerous Tax Changes

  59. Tax Reform Friday: From Coast to Coast, Federal Tax Reform Involves State Taxation Policy

The above represents 'general curating' of state tax developments into one spot. If you still feel overwhelmed by the volume of state tax developments, please consider my 'custom curating' service. Meaning, clients hire LEVERAGE SALT to daily curate state tax developments relating to a specific industry, state(s), tax type and issueYou can make it as granular as you prefer. This allows you to reduce information overload, and only get the information you need to help your clients or company. This service is provided on a fixed-fee or subscription basis. Contact me at strahle@leveragesalt.com.

State Tax Knowledge Update (41 items) - January 6, 2018

Happy New Year! 

I hope you are off to a great start (despite the extreme cold and snow many of you have been experiencing).  Be safe out there.

As we start the new year with federal tax reform finally enacted, we will begin to have to deal with the details, and how states will respond. This year's state legislative season should be very interesting. The District of Columbia and Pennsylvania have already provided some responses (see #30 and #32 below).

The following are state tax and business developments I have curated since December 12, and posted in the LEVERAGE SALT LinkedIn group:

Some of the items may be on the same state/issue/topic, but they are from different sources which may give you a broader perspective to help your company or client.

  1. Income-producing activity of cable company is as licensee

  2. Seattle Income Tax Ruled Invalid

  3. Connecticut Fresh Start Program Has Begun

  4. Florida DOR Issues Guidance on Voluntary Disclosure Program

  5. Amended Alabama Rule Reflects New Law that Includes Loans and Credit Card Receivables in Property Factor for FIET Purposes

  6. New California FTB Policy Prohibits Certain Ex Parte Communications Involving Alternative Apportionment Petition Hearings

  7. Arkansas Taxpayers Reminded that New Law Taxes Specified Digital Products and Digital Codes Beginning January 1

  8. Ohio Supreme Court Holds that Preparation of Company Gift Sets for Retailers Qualifies as Exempt Assembly Under Manufacturing Exemption

  9. Washington DOR Issues Amended Business and Occupation Tax Rules on Financial Institution Apportionment to Conform with MTC Changes

  10. Corporate Close-Up: New Jersey Court Rules That State Cannot Impose Corporate Business Tax on Foreign-Source Income Not Subject to United States Federal Income Tax

  11. Tennessee DOR Subjects Cloud-Based Employee Scheduling Services to Sales and Use Tax

  12. City of Chicago Department of Finance has changed the terms of its voluntary disclosure program

  13. Trends in State Tax Policy, 2018

  14. How States May React to Federal Tax Reform

  15. Illinois updates the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act

  16. California Tax Update 2017

  17. California Office of Tax Appeals Releases Final Draft Emergency Regulations on Rules for Tax Appeals

  18. The 2018 National Multistate Tax Symposium

  19. California OTA Issues Amended Proposed Emergency Regulations on Administration and Procedures of Appeals and Petitions for Rehearing

  20. Indiana DOR Explains Success of its New Protest Review System

  21. New Michigan Law Permits Alternate Method of Dispute Settlement/Resolution for Certain Tax Liabilities

  22. Texas Comptroller Announces that Recently Enacted Tax Amnesty Program will Run from May 1 to June 29 Providing for Potential Waiver of Penalties and Interest

  23. California FTB Updated New Policy Prohibits Certain Ex Parte Communications Involving Alternative Apportionment Petition Hearings

  24. Massachusetts DOR Issues Proposed Regulations on Corporate Excise Tax Nexus

  25. New Ohio Law Imposes Preferential Tax Rate on Certain Wages and Guaranteed Payments Paid by PEOs to Certain Owners of Pass-Through Entities

  26. Texas Supreme Court Affirms Rejection of Taxpayer Use of Multistate Tax Compact Evenly-Weighted

  27. CDTFA Discusses Expanded Partial Sales and Use Tax Exemption

  28. Minnesota DOR Discusses New Law Imposing Collection and Remittance Responsibilities on Marketplace Providers

  29. Ohio Trade Association Files Suit Challenging Validity and Enforcement of New Remote Seller Economic Nexus Law as Interpreted by Department of Taxation

  30. PA Department of Revenue Bulletin: Federal 100 Percent Expensing Deduction Disallowed

  31. Texas Supreme Court - Multistate Tax Compact three-factor election denied

  32. District of Columbia Takes First Step to Decouple from Federal Tax Reform

  33. State Strategies to Preserve SALT Deductions for High-Income Taxpayers: Will They Work?

  34. State Tax Changes That Took Effect on January 1, 2018

  35. Texas Tax Amnesty Begins May 1, 2018

  36. Texas Supreme Court Denies Three-Factor Apportionment in Graphic Packaging

  37. Federal tax reform and the states: Conformity is key

  38. New York City small businesses to receive Commercial Rent Tax benefits

  39. Indiana-based online participant revenue properly sourced out of state

  40. Ohio Supreme Court affirms decision on employment service exemption

  41. Pennsylvania provides guidance on the corporate NOL limitation

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