This item discusses the difference between statutory residency and domiciliary residency and how both can affect personal income taxes.
State & Local Tax (SALT)
The total tax owed by a trust can be significantly affected by the location of grantors, beneficiaries, trustees, and even trust assets.
The resolution creates the possibility that mobile workforce legislation, which the AICPA strongly supports, will be enacted this year.
The use of P-cards, which likely increased during the coronavirus pandemic, can create unexpected challenges, including potential exposure to sales and use tax.
While the impact of lost wages and retail receipts was felt almost immediately in city coffers, property assessments are only now starting to take effect — and most assessors have massive budget holes to fill.
Businesses with employees working remotely in a new location as a result of the pandemic should carefully evaluate the rules in those states to ensure proper withholding.
In the time of COVID-19, where employers may increasingly turn to equity compensation to save on cash compensation expenses and employees are increasingly mobile, there is increased risk for employers.
The American Rescue Plan Act’s $350 billion in “fiscal recovery” aid to states comes with a big string attached — the states may not use the money to offset new tax credits or other revenue reductions.
Lack of protections for smaller internet sellers against state-by-state income tax assessments could threaten their very survival.
The Senate voted to make room in the FY 2021 budget resolution for mobile workforce legislation. Details of the budget still must be negotiated, but the vote creates the possibility that mobile workforce legislation, which the AICPA strongly supports, will be enacted this year.
This item examines the complex approaches used by Colorado, Maryland, and Oregon to adopt the IRC on a rolling basis.
This discussion outlines the basics of sales and use tax and transfer pricing, considers how intercompany transfer pricing may unintentionally lead to sales tax exposure, and offers steps to avoid audit assessments and penalties.
The IRS provided guidance regarding limitations on the deductibility of charitable contributions made in exchange for state and local tax credits.
Congressional action could simplify the business landscape for interstate workforce models that have expanded sharply due to stay-at-home orders isssued to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
The IRS said it would issue proposed regulations allowing S corporations and partnerships to deduct “specified income tax payments” paid to state and local governments above the line and not as passthrough items for partners and shareholders.
The regulations provide examples to help taxpayers determine when a seller or facilitator becomes either a “marketplace facilitator” or “retailer” for California sales and use tax purposes and when a taxpayer establishes a tax registration and filing responsibility in California based on its sales activity.
The IRS issued additional final regulations on payments made to charitable organizations in lieu of state and local tax credits.
With the Oct. 15 corporate tax filing deadline looming and the global pandemic still affecting taxpayers and practitioners, several states have provided one-month filing relief for their corporate Oct. 15 deadlines.
COVID-19 has added to employers' compliance requirements.
This article discusses the status of indirect taxes for e-commerce businesses, the expected changes to the EU VAT and U.S. state and local sales tax, and the difficulties for businesses selling goods to consumers online.