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.

Latest posts

Dec
24
I want to thank each of you who visit my blog for making 2010 a great year.  I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas!
Dec
22
Use tax exposure is like breathing for humans.  If you are alive you are breathing.  If your company is conducting business, it has use tax exposure.  (I apologize for the analogy, its the best I could come
Dec
20
The Washington State Legislature approved an amnesty program in Substitute Senate Bill 6892 during a special session on December 11, 2010. What is the amnesty program?
Dec
15
A recent notification on Wisconsin's website states, "reconciling differences between the gross receipts reported for franchise/income tax and
Dec
13
According to California's December Tax News, if your corporation or client is filing the federal Schedule UTP (Form 1120), then
Dec
08
As your company or clients discuss year-end planning, I want to remind you that this is a good time to address state and local tax issues and opportunities.
Dec
06
New York and Amazon - the continuing saga.  As stated in earlier posts, a recent New Yor
Dec
02
As I have stated previously, in June 2010, Washington adopted “economic nexus” for businesses that report under a
Dec
01
I reported in an earlier post on August 9, 2010, that the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) was in the beginning stage
Nov
29
According to a recent Texas Tax Policy News, Texas is auditing 2008 and 2009 franchise tax returns and finding that service companies are taking the "cost of goods sold" deduction.  Unfortunately, service businesses generally d

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