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COVID-19 State and Local Tax Updates

By on Mar 23, 2020
Posted In Nationwide Importance

Categorized by state, our chart gives a brief overview of guidance issued in response to COVID-19. Regular updates will be made as guidance comes out. Click here to view full chart. 

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A Big Thank You to Our Readers

By on Jan 22, 2019
Posted In Nationwide Importance, Uncategorized

We greatly appreciate our readers over the past year and are pleased to share that we were recently recognized by Law360 as the Tax Group of the Year. In 2018, McDermott’s tax practice made headlines with its various high-profile state and local, US federal and international matters. Through our blogs, thought leadership pieces and tax-focused...

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News of Wayfair Decision Breaks during Tax in the City® New York

By on Jun 28, 2018
Posted In Constitutional Issues, False Claims Act, Federal Tax, Nationwide Importance, Nexus, Sales Tax, South Dakota

The first New York meeting of McDermott’s Tax in the City® initiative in 2018 coincided with the June 21 issuance of the US Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) highly anticipated Wayfair decision. Just before our meeting, SCOTUS issued its opinion determining that remote sellers that do not have a physical presence in a state can be required...

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Finishing SALT: May Wrap-Up and June Highlights

By on Jun 5, 2018
Posted In Audits, Local Tax, Sales Tax

Top Hits You May Have Missed New Mexico Administrative Hearings Office Issues Timely Opinion Regarding State Taxation of Subpart F Income and Dividends from Foreign Affiliates Oregon Bars Use of Three Factor Apportionment Formula McDermott Defeats New York False Claims Act Case Alleging Starbucks Failed to Collect and Remit Sales Tax Looking Forward to June...

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You’re Invited: COST, Bloomberg Tax and McDermott Will & Emery to Host Post-Oral Argument Roundtable Discussion

By on Mar 13, 2018
Posted In Constitutional Issues, Nationwide Importance, Nexus, Sales Tax, South Dakota, Transaction Taxes

On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 10:00 am (EST) the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., a state tax case poised to reconsider the dormant Commerce Clause physical presence standard upheld by the Court on stare decisis grounds in the historic mail-order case Quill Corp. v. North Dakota...

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Finishing SALT: Inside SALT’s Monthly Recap

By on Feb 6, 2018
Posted In Audits, Louisiana, Sales Tax

Wrapping Up January – and Looking Forward to February You can view all of the topics we discussed over the last month here. Our lawyers will present at the following state and local tax event in February: February 27, 2018: Diann Smith will be presenting “What’s Trending in State Sales Tax Audit Perspectives: Issues and...

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Final 2017 Tax in the City Meeting Focuses on Tax Reform

By on Dec 26, 2017
Posted In Illinois, Income Tax, Uncategorized

McDermott hosted its last Tax in the City® women’s tax roundtable of the year in its Chicago office on December 14, 2017. The Chicago Year-In-Review event featured a CLE/CPE presentation, “Key Provisions of International Tax Reform,” by Britt Haxton, Kristen Hazel and Sandra McGill, followed by a roundtable discussion on interest expense limitations, changes to...

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