Weekly Round-Up: Upcoming State and Local Tax Amnesty Programs - A Sweet or SALTy Proposition for Taxpayers?


Multiple states adopted tax amnesty programs during this year’s legislative sessions. In this week’s issue of the Bloomberg BNA Weekly State Tax Report, Harley Duncan, Daniel De Jong, Caralee Hall and Angela Snaza, all with KPMG LLP, discuss these amnesty programs and the benefits they provide as compared to voluntary disclosure programs.

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 Issues Policy Bulletin Regarding Tax Exemption for Construction of Buildings at Private College

California State Board of Equalization Issues Publication Concerning Sales and Use Tax for Auto Repair Garages and Service Stations

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Issues Informational Publication Regarding Income Tax Withholding Requirements

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… 

Virginia Tax Commissioner Rules that Compensation Subject to Virginia Income Tax Withholding Cannot Be Used to Calculate Payroll Factor, by Sutherland

Constitution Day: 228 Years of Restraining State Tax Overreaching, by the Tax Foundation

Illinois Department of Revenue Issues Proposed Amendments to Shipping and Handling Regulations, by McDermott Will & Emery

Compiled by Priya D. Nair