Wrapping Up October – and Looking Forward to November

As we wrap up October, you can view all of the topics we discussed over the last month and take a look at the State and Local Tax events where our lawyers will be speaking in November.

SALT Activities in November:

November 1, 2017: Jane May presented “State Conformity with Federal Income Tax Laws — Especially in Light of Possible Sweeping Federal Income Tax Legislation?” at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar and California Tax Policy Conference.

November 2, 2017: Peter Faber presented an Update on SALT Developments at the Philadelphia Tax Conference.

November 2, 2017: Arthur Rosen presented “Doing Business Beyond Michigan Borders” and “Recent and Impending Developments in State Taxation” at the Michigan Tax Conference in Livonia, Michigan.

November 6, 2017: Peter Faber presented on sales tax on investment research and planning for defending a False Claims act at the Wall Street Tax Association Fall Seminar in New York.

November 68, 2017: Stephen Kranz is presenting “Top Ten Sales and Use Tax Developments: The Honeymoon Is Over” at the 24th Annual Paul J. Hartman SALT Forum in Nashville, Tennessee, exploring the most significant sales and use tax decisions to occur within the last year, including an analysis of the impact of these decisions on similarly situated taxpayers, in addition to the possible ramifications of these decisions in other states as well as possible trends as a result of these cases.

November 6 – 8, 2017: Jane May is presenting on “Unitary Returns: Building a Meaningful Audit File Before the Audit Begins,” and Arthur Rosen is presenting on “Alternative Apportionment in a Single Sales Factor WorldInvoking Alternative Apportionment” at the 24th Annual Paul J. Hartman SALT Forum in Nashville, Tennessee.

November 10, 2017: Arthur Rosen is presenting “The Reemergence of the Physician Practice Management Industry” at the McDermott Will & Emery Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee.

November 17, 2017: Peter Faber will present on the state and local tax aspects of corporate acquisitions at the Practising Law Institute Annual Conference on the Taxation of Mergers and Acquisitions in Chicago.

November 18, 2017: Diann Smith is presenting “Unclaimed Property” at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Task Force on State & Local Taxation in Miami, Florida, as unclaimed property continues to be an issue front and center for many legislatures. This panel will discuss: (1) lessons learned from the first legislative season in which the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act was considered, and in some cases adopted in part, and (2) the MoneyGram case, currently before the United States Supreme Court under its original jurisdiction to handle cases brought by one state against another, which may re-write the rules regarding which state has priority over custody of unclaimed funds.