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The BR State + Local Tax Spotlight

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.

Mitchell A. Newmark’s Panel Discussion Profiled by Tax Notes
Mitchell A. Newmark’s December 15 panel discussion at the New York University School of Professional Studies’ Institute on State and Local Taxation was profiled by Tax Notes for a December 17, 2021, article on the unclear tax consequences of remote work continuing to be the new norm as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. To learn more, please click here.

COST 2021 SALT Basics School
Mitchell A. Newmark will serve as a panelist at the Council on State Taxation’s (“COST”) 2021 SALT Basics School, which will be held the week of May 15, 2022. Mitchell’s panel, “Restrictions on a State’s Ability to Tax,” will review the various restrictions on a state’s ability to impose taxes such as constitutional restrictions, federal legislation, and judicial pronouncements.

2022 National Multistate Tax Symposium
Craig B. Fields will serve as a speaker at the 2022 National Multistate Tax Symposium, presented by Deloitte Tax LLP in collaboration with the Tax Section of the Florida Bar, being held February 9 through 11, 2022, at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Craig’s session, “State, Federal, and International Income Tax Convergence: Scanning the Sphere,” will take place on Tuesday, February 1, from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. and from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. The session will explore how states continue to react to the global regulatory regime and new economy, often by broadening their corporate income tax bases and apportionment reach to encompass more forms of income and entities (foreign and domestic) through unitary combined reporting, intercompany expense disallowance, economic nexus standards, and erosion of P.L. 86-272 protections. To learn more, please click here.

This article is one in a series of articles written for the January 2022 edition of The BR State + Local Tax Spotlight.

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