State and local taxes can add up and cut deeply into a company’s bottom line.
Our State and Local Tax (SALT) practice operates on a nationwide basis and boasts attorneys with experience in most states. Our strong contacts with high-ranking individuals in the various state taxing authorities as well as our counsel prove invaluable to both established and new technology businesses alike.
We have the detailed state and local tax knowledge and hands-on experience to handle almost any case—whether it’s assisting a client on audit defenses, administrative appeals and civil tax cases in state courts; companies dealing with income, sales/use, property and payroll tax compliance obligations in multiple jurisdictions; or a high net worth individual living in multiple jurisdictions.
From controversies and litigation to planning and risk management advisory services, we help clients with:
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | August 22, 2019
Boston Affordable Housing and Real Estate partner Jeff Sacks wrote this contributed article analyzing a ruling by the Appellate Tax Board on the proper method of determining real estate taxes for senior living facilities that use an entry fee model. Boston law clerk Thomas Jackson contributed to the article.
Governing.com | May 20, 2019
Los Angeles Public Finance and Project Finance partner Rudy Salo says the impact of federal tax reform, which included a $10,000 cap on the deduction for state and local taxes, on the real estate market has not been as dire as predicted.
Wolters Kluwer’s Fiscalità Commercio Internazionale | February 12, 2019
In this contributed article to Wolters Kluwer’s Italian business publication, Chicago Corporate partners Chuck Bernardini and Frank Emmons discuss state and federal tax, customs and corporate considerations for an Italian manufacturer exporting plants, equipment and machinery to the USA, particularly whether to do so directly or through a U.S. subsidiary.
Governing | January 01, 2019
Los Angeles Project Finance and Public Finance partner Rudy Salo is quoted in this article discussing how taxpayers across the country are likely to pay higher bills this April due to the new $10,000 cap on federal deductions for state and local taxes.
Boston Globe | August 09, 2018
Washington DC Corporate partner Ken Silverberg is quoted in this article on how the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the collection of sales taxes for online purchases could impact Massachusetts.
New Hampshire Business Review | May 10, 2018
Manchester complex commercial dispute associates Kierstan Schultz and Nate Warecki authored this column discussing how New Hampshire distinguishes the difference between taxes and fees, the government’s two main sources of revenue, under law.