State And Local Tax Blog

Blogs December 22, 2015 New Year's Resolution - Mileage and Expense Logs

One of the most frequent hits on an IRS or state audit is the lack of documentation for auto mileage and expenses. Keep the following in mind for auto mileage, travel, lodging, meals and entertainment. Here are some apps that can assist in tracking m…

Blogs October 23, 2015 SALT Update – Recent Developments

October 24, 2015 By David Venanzi Alabama Enacts Tax Delinquency AmnestyOn September 21, 2015, Alabama enacted the Alabama Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2016.  This act requires the Department of Revenue to run a tax amnesty program in 2016 for

Blogs September 21, 2015 SALT Update - August 2015

Topics include Missouri tax amnesty, Vermont sales & use tax on cloud software and Wisconsin issues a tax bulletin summarizing recent tax law changes. Alabama enacts Factor Presence Nexus standards and Washington enacts tax amnesty for unclaimed prop…

Blogs July 20, 2015 EITC: Helping Your Local School Can Help Your Business

The EITC enables businesses to reinvest in their communities by making a charitable contribution to qualified educational improvement, scholarship and pre-K organizations. Businesses will receive a tax credit to be used against various Pennsylvania t…

Blogs July 14, 2015 SALT Update – June 2015

Critical state and local tax changes. State tax updates include South Carolina enacts a tax amnesty and Maryland releases info for 2015 Tax Amnesty Program. Nevada enacts annual commerce tax and Texas governor signs Franchise Tax Reduction Act.

Blogs June 30, 2015 Philadelphia Tax Changes and Updates

There are numerous tax rate changes for various Philadelphia taxes. All of the changes are effective as of July 1, 2015 or for the 2015 tax year. In addition to the tax rate changes, there have been significant events that impact Philadelphia taxpay…

Blogs May 29, 2015 Philadelphians Wynne, New Yorkers Wynne-Less

The U.S. Supreme Court rules Maryland’s tax scheme violated the Commerce Clause as internally inconsistent, and was thus unconstitutional. Maryland’s personal income tax scheme in question has two components. There are also tax implications for Phila…

Blogs May 15, 2015 Click-Through Nexus

Click-through nexus is not a panacea to increase tax revenue. Many states have not seen a positive impact from click-through nexus. Taxpayers should review their 3rd party business relationships to determine the impact to their sales and use tax regi…

Blogs April 21, 2015 Maryland Authorizes Tax Amnesty Program

Unlike the recent tax amnesty programs in New Jersey and Massachusetts which were limited to previously assessed and outstanding tax liabilities, the Maryland tax amnesty program is much broader and offers non-filing taxpayers as well as underpaid an…