Weekly Round-Up: Mobile Workforce Increasingly Subject to State and Local Audits


In this week’s issue of the Bloomberg BNA Weekly State Tax Report, EY's Debera Salam and Bloomberg BNA's Michael Baer discuss a recent survey which reveals employers’ struggle to comply with state and local tax requirements for mobile workers. The authors stress that this will be an area of increased exposure in 2016, as taxing jurisdictions are increasingly auditing employers that send employees to work in other areas.

The article can be read in its entirety here.

Other highlights from the 1/29/16 issue of the Weekly State Tax Report:

* Michigan Appeals Court Uses 'Gillette,' Turns Back 16 Cases

* Washington Supermajority Tax Initiative Overturned  

* California Court Won't Review 'Lucent' Ruling

* Three New Qui Tam Lawsuits Expected in New York

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

Delaware Legislature Enacts Law to Amend the Delaware Code Relating to Business Tax Computations and Administration

Maine Governor's Office Releases Statement on Taxation Committees Delay of Tax Conformity Legislation

California State Board of Equalization Considers Positions on Tax Legislation for Medical Cannabis, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Relief for Disaster Victims

Indiana Department of Revenue Finds Taxpayer Liable to Pay Additional Corporate Income Tax for Failure to Substantiate Proper Apportionment of Indiana Income Tax

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… 

New York: Draft Proposed Article 9-A Business Corporation Franchise Tax Combined Report Regulations Issued, by Deloitte Tax LLP

Out-of-State Subsidiary Holding Company Cannot Be Forcibly Included in a Colorado Combined Return, by Morrison Foerster

Compiled by Melissa Fernley