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Richard A. Jamison
A Too Often Overlooked No Cost Estate Planning Step

While pondering what esoteric and elegant bit of estate planning would make a useful tip, I was haunted by the thought, “Perhaps I am getting ahead of myself.” Discussion of an oft overlooked elementary estate planning component could be more...

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
Sutherland’s State and Local Tax Group Expands

Washington , D.C. – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP announces that J. Page Scully has joined the firm as an associate in its State and Local Tax Group. Page’s addition expands Sutherland’s fast-growing State Tax Practice to 20 attorneys...

Sean Craig
Can Unitary Reporting Rectify North Carolina's Corporate Tax Problems?

In light of the recent decision in Wal-Mart Stores East, Inc. v. Hinton, it will be interesting to see if the current legislative proposal in North Carolina calling for unitary reporting (HB 1588, filed on May 5, 2009) will gain enough traction to be...

Sean Craig
Two-Year Tennessee SSTA Postponement: Is SSTA for Real?

Tennessee has again delayed implementation of the Streamlined Sales Tax Agreement (SSTA), now until at least July 1, 2011. At what point are tax administrators and state government officials going to admit that while the initial ambition and purpose of...

Sean Craig
Valdez AK Tax Defeat Protects Interstate Commerce

While Alaska is not California or New York in terms of population or business activity and the personal property tax on large vessels is fairly isolated in its application, it is comforting to see the U.S. Supreme Court be willing to step in where appropriate...

LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff
LexisNexis® Tax Law Center Podcast featuring Trudy Nearn, of Generations, PLC, on Tax Planning Issues Challenging Same Gender Couples

On this edition, Trudy Nearn focuses on key tax awareness issues affecting same gender couples, discussing income-, estate and gift-, and property tax issues that can impact their tax liabilities. She outlines distinctions between federal and state tax...