Weekly Round-Up: State Tax Department Immunity and California Franch. Tax Bd. v. Hyatt


This week’s issue of the Bloomberg BNA Weekly State Tax Report features an interview with Bradley Marsh, a tax attorney with Greenberg Traurig LLP, about the U.S. Supreme Court’s review of California Franch. Tax Bd. v. Hyatt. The court will consider whether the U.S. Constitution allows a state and its agencies to be sued in the courts of another state, and if so, whether other states can be awarded the same immunity a state gives itself.

The article can be read in its entirety here.

 Other highlights from the 1/22/16 issue of the Weekly State Tax Report:

* Amazon to Start Collecting Colorado Sales Tax February 1

* Alaska Issues Draft Marijuana Tax Regulations

* Maryland Senate Overrides Governor's Veto of Online Travel Company Tax Bill

* Wisconsin Bill Would Change Economic Substance Doctrine

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

New York State Assembly Publishes Review and Analysis of 2016-17 Executive Budget

Oregon Tax Court Finds Taxpayer's Income from Companies As Nonbusiness Income and Non-apportionable Because They Were Not Inextricably Mixed with Taxpayer's Business

Massachusetts Department of Revenue Publishes Working Draft Administrative Procedure Regarding Voluntary Disclosure Program for the Settlement of Uncertain Tax Issues

Alabama: United States Court of Appeals Finds Dismissal of Taxpayer's Complaint For Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction Proper Under Tax Injunction Act

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… 

Multistate Impact of Federal PATH Act's "Business Extenders" Provisions, by Deloitte Tax LLP

Introducing the Latest “Techlist”: Guidance from the Fourth Quarter of 2015, by KPMG

Compiled by Melissa Fernley