TEI Issues Policy Statements Regarding the Sales Taxation of Business Inputs, Trailing Nexus, and the Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information
TEI Advocates the Need to Update State Statutes Governing the Reporting Federal Income Adjustments at the SEATA and MSATA Meetings
MTC Adopts Recommendation to Expand the Partnership Workgroup’s Mandate and Use the Interested Parties’ Draft as a Starting Point for a MTC Model Statute Update
TEI Updates Policy Statements Addressing Independent State Tax Tribunals and Contingent Fee Audit Arrangements
TEI Advocates Need to Update State Statutes Governing the Reporting Federal Income Adjustments at the National Conference of State Legislatures Meeting (June 15, 2017)
The Hill Extra interviewed TEI Tax Counsel Pilar Mata and covered TEI's State Tax Havens Policy Statement in a recent article regarding state tax haven legislation. The article notes that although only six states and the District of Columbia have enacted such legislation to date, other states are likely to follow suit in upcoming legislative sessions. The article also notes that state tax haven laws raise many constitutional questions and referenced TEI's policy statement on state tax haven legislation, which was issued on June 15, 2016.
On October 11, 2016, TEI filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Dot Foods, Inc. v. State of Washington, Department of Revenue, No. 16-308. The petition seeks review of the Washington Supreme Court's decision in Dot Foods, Inc. v. State of Washington, Department of Revenue, 372 P.3d 747 (Wash. 2016) ("Dot Foods II"). Dot Foods II upholds 2010 legislation amending Washington's business and occupation tax in response to the Washington Supreme Court's decision regarding the interpretation of a statute in Dot Foods, Inc. v.