Weekly Round-Up: Federal Court Watch: 2015 Edition

Supreme Court

Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court decided three state and local tax cases, a number not seen since the early 1990s.

In this week’s issue of the Bloomberg BNA Weekly State Tax Report, Todd Lard and Jonathan E. Maddison, both with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, discuss upcoming state and local tax cases in federal courts.

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:

Georgia Department of Revenue Announces Sales Tax Holiday October 2 through 4

Hawaii Attorney General Announces Recovery of $53.1 Million in General Excise Taxes From Online Travel Companies

North Carolina Department of Revenue Issues Notice Regarding Delayed Sunset Date for Renewable Energy Projects That Are Substantially Completed on or Before January 1, 2016

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…

That Was Fast: Michigan Court of Appeals Upholds Retroactive Repeal of Compact, by Sutherland

Does Your State Levy a Capital Stock Tax? by the Tax Foundation

Third Time’s a Charm: Governor Bentley and Legislature Reach Budget/Tax Compromise, by Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Compiled by Priya D. Nair

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