The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last year in South Dakota v. Wayfair prompted many states to enact new sales tax legislation or promulgate new regulations based on economic nexus. Find out how to help your clients comply.
State and Local Tax
CPAs should educate themselves and their clients on the current nexus standard for sales taxes.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision holding that North Carolina’s attempt to tax a trust based solely on the residence of a beneficiary violates the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment.
Here are details on the new rules that deny a federal tax deduction to taxpayers who donate to a state charitable fund and receive a state or local tax credit in return.
Accountants aren’t necessarily being singled out, but rather legislative and city leaders are trying to find ways to spread tax liabilities around a broader base or meet their budget needs.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that will decide whether states can tax trusts based solely on the fact that a trust beneficiary lives in the state.
The IRS issued guidance on the tax treatment of state and local refunds now that taxpayers are limited to a $10,000 deduction on their individual tax returns.
In this Q&A, experts discuss the challenges CPA firms face from these developments and the steps they can take to mitigate professional liability risk.
New $10,000 limit is attacked on constitutional and state sovereignty grounds.
States asserting nexus for sales taxes now have freer rein.
Here is what practitioners need to know about the IRS’s proposed rules that would curb the deductibility of charitable contributions that qualify for state and local tax credits.
The Service warns that a substance-over-form recharacterization may ensue.
Four states have sued in U.S. district court, asking to invalidate the $10,000 limit on the deduction for state and local taxes enacted as part of last year’s tax overhaul.
The Supreme Court’s decision on sales tax collection could give smaller companies that rely on in-store sales a better chance to compete with virtual retailers.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday held that states can assert nexus for sales and use tax purposes without requiring a seller’s physical presence in the state.
Annette Nellen, CPA, CGMA, Esq., chair of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee, outlines federal, state, and local tax obligations for clients involved in sharing economy activities.
The IRS announced that it intends to issue regulations explaining that legislation attempting to recharacterize state and local taxes as charitable contributions will be subject to interpretation under federal tax law.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case with broad remote sales tax collection ramifications.
CPAs around the country are still trying to figure out how the recent national tax reform will impact their clients at the federal level. But they’re also interested in how it will impact their clients at the state level.
In anticipation of the possible elimination or reduction of the state and local income tax deduction, some are suggesting that taxpayers should prepay their 2018 state taxes in 2017. Here’s why that probably won’t work.