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Doug Mo, Of Counsel in Eversheds Sutherland’s SALT group, is well known for his deep knowledge of property tax. Today we would also like to share with you his other enterprise, Mo Family Vineyards. Born out of, as Doug puts it, “a 30-year love affair with wine” and a desire to give back (all of the profits go to animal rescue) the family started their vineyard when they moved to the Sonoma Valley in 2006.…
The California research and development credit is frequently a high-ticket item for taxpayers. Indeed, according to the California Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB) 2017 Annual Report, $1,440,103,626 of corporation tax research credits were allowed in 2016, which was 72.5% of total corporation tax credits allowed for that year. In his article for the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, Eversheds Sutherland Senior Counsel Eric Coffill provides an overview of the major provisions and common issues regarding…
On April 17, 2019, the Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury issued Tax Alert 04-19, “Maryland guidance on the reporting and taxation of IRC Section 951A global intangible low taxed income,” further cementing the state’s tax climate as one that is bad for business. Alert 04-19 describes the Comptroller’s treatment of GILTI. In their article published in Law360, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Jeffrey Friedman and Todd Betor criticize Maryland’s guidance that requires the inclusion of GILTI as…
In this article for Bloomberg Tax, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Jeffrey Friedman, Stephanie Do and Michael Hilkin discuss the topics covered at the April 25 Multistate Tax Commission Uniformity Committee meeting in Denver, including revisions to the model combined reporting statute, potential revisions to the MTC’s Public Law 86-272 guidance applicable to businesses engaging in activities over the Internet, and sales tax issues post-Wayfair. Read the full article here.…
Meet Oscar, a dachshund mix belonging to Jeff Langer, Senior Tax Manager at The Home Depot. Jeff recruited Oscar to head up his “Squirrel Patrol” in November 2017 from the Atlanta Humane Society. Now at three years old and weighing 19 pounds he takes the job very seriously, watching out the windows and alerting Jeff to the first sign of a critter invading the yard. When Oscar’s workday is over, he lays around the kitchen…
This is the first edition of the Eversheds Sutherland SALT Scoreboard for 2019. Since 2016, we have tallied the results of what we deem to be significant taxpayer wins and losses and analyzed those results. This edition of the SALT Scoreboard includes insights regarding Virginia’s costs of performance sourcing, New Jersey’s addbacks of intercompany expenses, and a spotlight on sales and use tax cases. View our Eversheds Sutherland SALT Scoreboard results from the first quarter…
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the bench? At this year’s State and Local Tax Controversy Program, our panel of distinguished judges, moderated by Professor Rick Pomp, will discuss state tax controversies from their perspective. Session: All Rise for a Peek Behind the Bench – State Tax Tribunal This session will feature the following state tax judges: Bradford Delapena, Minnesota Tax Court Robert T. Manicke, Oregon Tax Court Roberta Moseley Nero, New York…
  Congratulations to Alisa Margolis, Director of AWS Tax at Amazon for serving on the dinner host committee for a successful gala benefiting the Friendship Circle of Washington. The Seattle-based non-profit promotes disability inclusion and friendship through programs that offer much-needed respite and fun for children with special needs and their families. The organization’s 14th Annual Heroes Gala, held March 28, raised over $500,000 to support these activities in the community.  We applaud Alisa, pictured…