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California Franchise Tax Board Announces 20-Day Comment Period for Alternative Apportionment Regulation Amendments
Posted on 31 Dec 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

On December 29, 2020, California’s Franchise Tax Board (FTB) staff announced a twenty-day comment period for four changes to the proposed draft language of its 25137 Regulation (Alternative Apportionment). After the twenty-day comment period expires,... Read More

Where’s the Substance? Maryland Court of Special Appeals Upholds Assessment of Tax Against Out-of-State Holding Company Based on Parent Company Nexus
Posted on 11 Jul 2019 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals upheld the Maryland Tax Court’s decision holding that the State Comptroller can subject an out-of-state holding company to tax because the holding company did not have economic substance apart from its parent, which... Read More

New Mexico Administrative Hearings Office Rejects Department’s Attempt to Eliminate Payroll Factor from Apportionment Factor Calculation
Posted on 26 Jan 2019 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

The State of New Mexico Administrative Hearings Office held that the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department could not remove the payroll factor from the apportionment factor calculation of a taxpayer in the credit card and personal lending business... Read More

Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Commissioner’s Use of Alternative Apportionment for Financial Institution
Posted on 26 Jul 2018 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

The Minnesota Supreme Court held that the state’s standard apportionment method did not fairly reflect the taxpayer’s net income allocable to the state, reversing the Tax Court’s ruling. The taxpayer, a national financial institution, transferred its... Read More