State and Local Tax 360˚

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 strahle@leveragesalt.com.

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Because state and local taxes are deceptively simple and endlessly complicated.

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Mar
28
The Ohio Department of Taxation (DOT) started its "Use Tax Education Program," or UTEP in 2011.  Very simply, the goal of the program is ge
Mar
23
On March 11, 2011, the Governor of South Dakota followed in Colorado's and Oklahoma's footsteps by signing legislation (SB 146) imposin
Mar
21
On March 10, 2011, the Governor of Illinois approved P.A.
Mar
16
California has adopted a new "doing business" standard beginning 1/1/2011 which will impact taxpayers, including corporations, pass-through entities and their owners.  Owners of pass-through entities that&
Mar
14
In a recent post, I asked whether Amazon's state tax planning was aggressive or tax avoidance or tax ev
Mar
09
Are you or your clients currently undergoing a state tax audit?  Have you or your clients received an audit assessment you disagree with?  If the answer is yes, what are your options?
Mar
07
Depending on the state, advertising services performed by an advertising agency may be taxable or not.  In Minnesota, advertising services can be taxable or nontaxable depending on the "functional use" of the item produced or sold t
Mar
02
All states are experiencing some level of budget problems.  Some states are raising taxes.  Some states are cutting spending. Some states are still in the proposal and negotiation stages. 
Feb
28
Amazon and its fight to NOT collect sales tax - the battle across the country that seems to be in the press constantly.&nbsp
Feb
23
"Bundled transactions," or "mixed-transactions" as they are sometimes called, is when a business sells items that are taxable with items that are non-taxable (from a sales tax perspective).  When a company sells tax

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