Weekly Round-Up: Navigating the Tangled Web of States’ Varied Tax Regimes


This week’s issue of the Bloomberg BNA Weekly State Tax Report features a Q&A with Dan Effron, CPA and partner-in-charge of Grassi & Co.’s State and Local Tax (SALT) practice. In the Q&A, Effron discusses states’ adoption of varying regimes to capture more tax revenue from out-of-state businesses, and his work helping business owners who are struggling to keep up with the changes. 

Full text of the article is available here.

Other highlights from the 3/18/16 issue of the Weekly State Tax Report:

* Michigan Court Upholds Dismissal of MTC Compact Tax Cases

* Utah Governor Supports State Challenging ‘Quill’ Decision

* Alabama Senate Panel Snubs Digital Goods Tax Bill

* California SBOE Splits Over Taxpayer Contribution Limits Bill

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

North Carolina Department of Revenue Publishes Notice Regarding Taxability Matrix Changes Regarding Software Support Services

Louisiana Legislature Amends and Reenacts Law Relative to Loss Years for Purposes of the Net Operating Loss Carryover

Oregon Legislature Enacts Law to Update Connection Date to Federal Internal Revenue Code and Other Provisions of Federal Tax Law

Washington Department of Revenue Adopts Amendments to Regulation Concerning Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Machinery and Equipment

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: Overview of Proposed Legislation Relating to Corporate Franchise Tax under Article 9-A, by Deloitte Tax LLP

Map: How High Are Beer Taxes in Your State?, by Tax Foundation

Compiled by Melissa Fernley