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28 Apr, 2017, 10:27 ET Ryan's Hyderabad Office Earns Great Place to Work Certification

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, announced that the Firm's...


27 Apr, 2017, 17:21 ET New York Significantly Steps up Audit Enforcement while Increasing Incentives for Voluntary Compliance

In early 2017, the State of New York's Comptroller's Office made a number of changes to the enforcement of its unclaimed property program. These...


26 Apr, 2017, 12:09 ET Colorado Property Tax Alert: Residential Assessment Ratio Change

Colorado counties reassess property values every odd number year at "market value," which is technically called "actual value" and will remain the...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:53 ET Ryan Reorganizes Senior Leadership Team for Next Stage of Growth

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, has reorganized its senior...


20 Apr, 2017, 16:13 ET Ohio Constitutional Challenge Settled Before Deadline for U.S. Supreme Court Review

Instead of seeking U.S. Supreme Court review of Ohio's bright-line economic nexus test for the Commercial Activity Tax (CAT), three taxpayers in a...


18 Apr, 2017, 18:08 ET Governor Introduces Proposed Commercial Activity Tax: HB 628

On April 17, 2017, seven days into the 2017 Louisiana Regular Legislative Session and two days prior to the deadline for filing bills, Governor...


13 Apr, 2017, 19:19 ET Utah Establishes Gasoline and Diesel Refinery Exemption

On March 25, 2017, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed Senate Bill 197 (effective January 1, 2018), establishing an exemption for the purchase or...


13 Apr, 2017, 16:56 ET Internet Cookies Open the Door to Sales Tax Collection...Not so Appetizing

In Directive 17-1, the Massachusetts Commissioner of Revenue ("Commissioner") adopts an administrative bright line rule requiring out-of-state...


13 Apr, 2017, 15:26 ET Ryan Abandoned and Unclaimed Property Associates Receive Prestigious Industry Awards

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, is pleased to announce that three...


13 Apr, 2017, 10:47 ET Abandoned and Unclaimed Property Alert: Delaware Issues Proposed Unclaimed Property Regulations

On February 2, 2017, Delaware enacted Senate Bill 13 ("S.B. 13") into law, which substantially revised and updated the Delaware Abandoned and...


12 Apr, 2017, 12:21 ET California Issues Update on Sales Tax Exemption for Manufacturing and Research and Development Equipment

The California Legislative Analyst's Office has issued an update addressing the utilization of the partial manufacturing exemption that went into...


10 Apr, 2017, 17:19 ET New York City Provides Updated Guidance to Its Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program

Rules governing the Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program (ICAP) were adopted by the New York City Department of Finance on March 17, 2017....


10 Apr, 2017, 15:25 ET Ryan Selected to the Best Companies to Work for in Texas List for Seventh Consecutive Year

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, has been selected to the 2017 Best...


22 Mar, 2017, 14:23 ET Ryan Named One of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Women in Canada

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has been selected one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Women in Canada. The Firm ranked as the second best...


21 Mar, 2017, 14:06 ET New Jersey Issues Technical Bulletin Discussing the Addback Related to Other States' Taxes

On March 15, 2017, the New Jersey Tax Division published a technical bulletin, TB-80, that attempts to clarify the types of state taxes that should...


20 Mar, 2017, 10:09 ET California Issues Update on Sales Tax Exemption for Manufacturing and Research and Development Equipment

The California Legislative Analyst's Office has issued an update addressing the utilization of the partial manufacturing exemption that went into...


17 Mar, 2017, 18:03 ET New York Division of Tax Appeals Denies Petitions for Refund of Sales and Use Taxes

The New York Division of Tax Appeals ("Division") denied petitions for refund of sales and use taxes filed by XO Communications Services LLC...


17 Mar, 2017, 17:38 ET March Madness: Last Minute Pivot in Louisiana Governor's Tax Reform Plan

As of the past few days, there seems to be an apparent shift in Governor John Bel Edwards' tax reform recommendations going into the 2017 Fiscal...


17 Mar, 2017, 14:02 ET South Carolina Department of Revenue Issues Guidance Regarding Application of Sales and Use Tax to Communication Services

The South Carolina Department of Revenue ("Department") issued Revenue Ruling 17-2 to update its guidance to taxpayers regarding the applicability...


17 Mar, 2017, 10:17 ET Virginia Extends Sunset Dates for Sales Tax Exemptions

Legislation has been enacted that extends the sunset dates for three sales tax exemption programs. House Bill 1529 (effective July 1, 2017)...


16 Mar, 2017, 17:16 ET Virginia Authorizes Tax Amnesty Program for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe approved a tax amnesty program to take place during the 2017-2018 fiscal year (July 1, 2017 through June 30,...


16 Mar, 2017, 16:03 ET Louisiana Income and Franchise Tax: Change in Claiming Transferable Tax Credits

Pursuant to Act 661 of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, La. Rev. Stat. Ann. section 47:1675(H)(1)(e) now requires taxpayers...


16 Mar, 2017, 14:43 ET Maryland Legislature Introduces "Main Street Fairness Act of 2017" in Bid to Expand Nexus Beyond Physical Presence

Last month, the Maryland House of Representatives proposed House Bill 1213, otherwise known as the "Main Street Fairness Act of 2017," in the...


15 Mar, 2017, 17:17 ET Hawaii Introduces Legislation to Enforce Collection by Remote Sellers

Last week, Senate Bill 620 (SB 620) was introduced in the Hawaii Senate. This legislation has nexus implications for remote sellers. Currently,...


15 Mar, 2017, 14:24 ET Insurance Monitoring Service Is Not Subject to Texas Sales Tax

In a recently issued letter ruling (STARS Number 201701013L), the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts ("Comptroller") determined that an insurance...