The Potential of the Due Process Clause in State Taxation

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The landscape of state taxation has changed significantly since the Quill decision in 1992, and recent developments have led to a renewed interest in protections the Due Process Clause may afford to taxpayers. In this article, authors Clark Calhoun, Mary Benton and Andrew Yates of Alston & Bird LLP discuss case history relevant to how the recently updated Due Process Clause may provide taxpayers a basis to challenge state sales and use tax statutes and assessments.