The BR State + Local Tax Spotlight: June 2023

The BR State + Local Tax Spotlight

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Note from the Editors

Welcome to the June 2023 edition of The BR State + Local Tax Spotlight. We understand the importance of remaining up-to-date on State + Local Tax developments, which appear often and across numerous jurisdictions. Staying informed on significant legislative developments and judicial decisions helps tax departments function more efficiently, along with improving strategy and planning. That is where The BR State + Local Tax Spotlight can help. In each edition, we will highlight important State + Local Tax developments that could impact your business.

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Eugene J. Gibilaro and Joshua M. Sivin


Locality Cannot Pay Contingent Fee to Attorney to Litigate for Increased Property Value
By Craig B. Fields

The Texas Supreme Court held that, while permitted in certain limited circumstances, a school district cannot pay a contingent fee to an attorney to litigate its challenge to increase the appraised value of property. Read More >>

When Tax Collection Is an Unconstitutional Taking
By Eugene J. Gibilaro

When has a tax collection procedure gone so far as to violate the Takings Clause of the U.S. Constitution? Read More >>

North Carolina Cellphone Company Required to Collect Sales Tax on Sale of Right to Purchase Pre-Paid Cell Service
By Joshua M. Sivin

The North Carolina General Court of Justice, Superior Court Division determined that Wireless Center of NC, Inc. was required to remit and collect sales tax on products known as Real Time Replenishments. Read More >>

The Conundrum of Sourcing Income for Nonresidents
By Nicole L. Johnson

The general rule of thumb for nonresidents has long been that nonresidents can only be taxed by a state on income earned in that state (i.e., source income). Read More >>


Blank Rome’s nationally prominent State + Local Tax attorneys are thought leaders in the community as frequent guest speakers at various local and national conferences throughout the year. We invite you to attend, listen, and learn as our experienced State + Local Tax attorneys interpret and discuss key legal issues companies are facing and how you can put together a plan of action to mitigate risk and advance your business in accordance with state and local tax laws. Read More >>

© 2023 Blank Rome LLP. All rights reserved. Please contact Blank Rome for permission to reprint. Notice: The purpose of this update is to identify select developments that may be of interest to readers. The information contained herein is abridged and summarized from various sources, the accuracy and completeness of which cannot be assured. This update should not be construed as legal advice or opinion, and is not a substitute for the advice of counsel.