MONDAY SALT UPDATE - 20/20 FORESIGHT - Marketplace Fairness Act and the Tax Foundation
Here is your weekly list of some developments in the SALT world that may impact your firm's clients.
- House Judiciary Panel Chairman releases a "statement of principles" for the Marketplace Fairness Act (HR 684).
- Tax Foundation and the National Taxpayers Union filed a friend-of-the court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging them to hear an appeal involving New York's Internet sales tax law.
- The District of Columbia has issued a notice discussing the general sales and use tax rate decrease from 6% to 5.75%, effective October 1, 2013, the application of the effective date to sales transactions, and the tax due on lease or rental payments. OTR Tax Notice 2013-05, District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue, September 17, 2013.
- California Franchise Tax Board will hold an interested parties meeting on October 18, 2013 to discuss possible amendments to Reg. 25136-2 (market-based sourcing for sales other than sales of tangible personal property).
- New Jersey Governor
Chris Christie signed the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013, which
merged five economic development incentive programs into two economic
development incentive programs applicable to the state’s corporation business
tax or the gross (personal) income tax.
Brian Strahle is the owner of LEVERAGE SALT, LLC where he provides state and local tax technical services to accounting firms, law firms and tax research organizations across the United States. He also writes a weekly column in Tax Analysts State Tax Notes entitled, "The SALT Effect." For more info, visit his website: www.leveragestateandlocaltax.com
You can reach Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Because state and local taxes are deceptively simple and endlessly complicated.