While organisations often overlook tax-compliance requirements related to business travel, the days of simply traveling to and working in a different state or country for business without a thought to tax liabilities are coming to an end. Looking for additional tax revenue, US state taxing authorities are becoming stricter and more vigilant in monitoring business travel. Extensive time spent on business travel in a country outside the US, or even a different state within the US, could create a PE exposure for the employing entity.
State and Local Tax (SALT)
Summary. New York released bulletin TSB-M-14(5)c, (7)1,(17)S establishing guidelines for the treatment of convertible virtual currency (CVC) as it pertains to sales, corporation and personal income tax. Background.
Summary. "Economic Opportunity Act Of 2014" has been approved by the New Jersey Legislature and it includes new incentives requested by Governor Christie. Overview. In addition to expending the Garden State Growth Zones by adding Atlantic City (which now qualifies the area for maximum Economic Redevelopment and Growth grants), the 2014 EOA makes several revisions to the existing GROW NJ tax credit program.
Summary. Understanding the two sales tax sourcing rules is crucial in the effective management of your business's sales tax compliance system. Overview.
Summary. Last Summer California enacted a new law allowing a partial sales tax exemption for certain manufacturing and research and development purchases. California is trying to level the competitive playing field with many other states that have exemptions already in place.
Summary. As accountants begin to prepare corporate income tax extensions this month many are realizing that clients with revenue from services or intangibles may be subject to California franchise (income) tax starting in 2013. This is a result of Prop 39 that was passed back in November 2012 by California voters.
Summary. New Jersey is offering two new voluntary disclosure initiatives for partnerships with New Jersey sourced income that has not remitted the taxes due and for companies that have received income from the use of intangible assets in New Jersey. Background.
Summary. New York State recently released an advisory opinion relating to the substitution of tangible personal property for real property between an individual and an irrevocable trust of which the petitioner retains non fiduciary control. The issue is whether the transfer constitutes a sale and if it is subject to sales and use tax.
Summary. The United States Supreme Court has denied certiorari in Overstock.com's and Amazon.com's appeal of their New York State legal losses on click-through nexus. Background.
Summary. On September 18, 2013, the New Jersey Opportunity Act of 2013 merged the state's five existing tax incentive programs into two and lowered the threshold to qualify. Background.