What’s Shaking: Blank Rome State + Local Tax Roundup
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. Our State + Local Tax attorneys believe it is necessary to educate and inform their clients and contacts about topics that will impact their businesses. We invite you to attend, listen, and learn as our 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.
- University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee │ 2021 SALT Lecture Series
Craig B. Fields will serve as a panelist at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee 2021 SALT Lecture Series, which will be held in Fall 2021 as a virtual conference. Craig will discuss significant nationwide developments in state and local taxation.
- NYU State and Local Tax Study Group Virtual Events
Holly L. Hyans and Nicole L. Johnson will serve as panelists at the NYU State and Local Tax Study Group, which will be held May 5 and June 9, 2021, as virtual events. Holly and Nicole will discuss current developments in state and local taxation.
- Council on State Taxation (“COST”) │ 2021 State Income Tax Webinar
Nicole L. Johnson and Mitchell A. Newmark will serve as panelists at the COST 2021 State Income Tax Webinar, which will be held April 26–29, 2021. Blank Rome is pleased to be a sponsor of the program. Mitchell’s session, “Qualifying to Do Business In A State—How Does That Impact an Entity’s Tax Status?,” will take place on Tuesday, April 27. Nicole will speak on the “Tax Planning for Rapidly Changing Supply Chains and Business Models” panel on Thursday, April 29. To learn more and to register, please visit the event webpage.
- Tax Executives Institute (“TEI”) │ 2021 71st Virtual Midyear Conference
Craig B. Fields served as a panelist at the TEI 2021 71st Virtual Midyear Conference, which was held March 22– 25, 2021, as an online event. Craig’s session, “Handling State Tax Controversies to Win,” addressed the pros and cons of litigation, and addressed how various approaches taken at the return preparation, audit, and appeals stage can decrease a company’s exposure, and how to best position a company’s state tax controversies to win. To learn more, please visit the event webpage.
- Philadelphia Estate Planning Council (“PEPC”) Roundtable
Craig B. Fields and Nicole L. Johnson were the featured speakers at the PEPC Roundtable Program for PEPC members, “Expect the Unexpected: State Tax Concerns as a Result of COVID,” which was held March 24, 2021, as an online webinar. Craig and Nicole provided insight into how individuals can successfully change their domicile and whether states will treat individuals as statutory residents due to their residing in a state other than their domiciliary state during the pandemic, as well as the attempts by some states to source earnings to their state based on an individual’s pre-pandemic office location. To learn more, please visit the event webpage.
- Council on State Taxation (“COST”) │ Super 8 East Midwestern Regional State Tax Webinar
Craig B. Fields, Mitchell A. Newmark, and Eugene J. Gibilaro were featured speakers at the COST Super 8 East Midwestern Regional State Tax Webinar, “Transfer Pricing: Multistate Issues You Need to Know and Strategies to Defend Audits and Litigation,” which was held March 10, 2021, as an online webinar. Craig, Mitchell, and Eugene provided insight into recent state transfer pricing developments, their experience with state transfer pricing audits, and practical advice for what taxpayers can do when defending transfer pricing audits and when to consider litigation. To learn more, please visit the event webpage.
This article is one in a series of articles written for the April 2021 edition of The BR State + Local Tax Spotlight.