Weekly Round-Up: Bloomberg BNA Q&A with Commissioner Jerry Boone, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance


Jerry Boone was recently confirmed as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. 

In this week’s issue of the Bloomberg BNA Weekly State Tax Report, Boone discusses the strengths and challenges of the department and his vision for the state going forward, among other issues.

The article can be read in its entirety here.

Some notable developments from the State Tax Developments Tracker–Bloomberg BNA’s new tool for monitoring important developments in all the states:

Alabama Department of Revenue Publishes Updated List of Localities Participating in Alabama Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday for 2015

Gov. Rick Snyder signs bill phasing out film incentives program

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Announces Sales Tax Holiday in August

For more information about this and other state tax issues, sign up for a free trial of the Bloomberg BNA Premier State Tax Library. 

In other developments… 

Michigan Yells "Cut" on Film Incentives, by the Tax Foundation

No Appeal From Georgia Tax Tribunal's Decision on Texas Franchise Tax, by Sutherland 

The Texas Motor Vehicle Tax Marriage-Related Provisions Apply Equally to Same-Sex and Opposite-Sex Spouses, by Texas State & Local Tax Law Blog

Compiled by Priya D. Nair