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How Does California Source Sales of Services and Intangibles for Apportionment Purposes
Posted on 30 Jun 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

California uses market-based sourcing to apportion sales of other than tangible personal property to the state. Under the governing statute, sales of services are sourced to California to the extent the purchaser of the service receives the benefit in... Read More

Look to Florida: Florida Department of Revenue Provides Guidance for Sourcing Income from Software User Fees
Posted on 20 Mar 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

The Florida Department of Revenue determined that a platform software company should source its income from user fees and from its sale of services on a market basis, based on the location of the customer to which the services are provided. The platform... Read More

Too Bad, So Sad – Virginia Supreme Court Upholds COP Apportionment Despite Subjecting the Taxpayer to Double Taxation
Posted on 22 Mar 2019 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

The Virginia Supreme Court held that the use of the cost-of-performance method to apportion nearly 100% of the taxpayer’s sales of services to Virginia did not violate the U.S. Constitution, even though over 95% of the taxpayer’s customers were located... Read More