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State Taxation

  • 2023 New York Tax Update – Year in Review

    By:
    Daniel Kelly
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    Feb 1, 2024

    2023 was another busy year for New York taxes.  Highlights included: a Budget with new appeal rights for the Tax Department, enhanced disaster relief, and important—but narrow—tax increases; final and adopted regulations, tracking updates and various changes brought about by New York’s 2014 corporate tax reform; continued pressure on the allocation of wage income from remote work and a recent nonresident wage allocation decision; new tools on the New York Tax Department’s website for taxpayers and tax practitioners; and numerous other updates.

  • A Practical Discussion with Respect to Internal Revenue Code Section 1031—The "Like Kind" Tax-deferred Exchange, Part 1

    By:
    Raymond L. Liebman, Esq., CPA
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    Feb 1, 2024

    This article is a three-part series explaining the basics of the tax-deferred 1031 exchange, the different types available, the mechanics of how they work, and the benefits to be reaped by a client who decides to partake in such an exchange.

  • Sales Tax – It’s the Things You Don’t Know to Fear…

    By:
    Mark Stone, CPA, MST
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    Dec 1, 2023

    Over 30 years, the problems that clients experience with sales tax tend to repeat themselves, over and over and over again. Most of those problems are easily preventable if someone would just spend 15 minutes discussing sales tax with them when they started the business, or at least one year or two later—when the business started to get traction and really took off.

  • The New York Pass-Through Entity Tax (PTET): Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

    By:
    Elizabeth Pascal, Esq., JD
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    Nov 1, 2023
    New York’s Pass-Through Entity Tax (PTET) is now in its third year. Since its passage as part of the 2021/22 budget legislation in April 2021, New York has made some significant changes and released interpretive guidance responding to some of the most common questions about the elective tax. It has become clear that the PTET offers significant benefits to many taxpayers by shifting the incidence of the tax from individuals, who are limited to a $10,000 federal deduction for state and local taxes, to entities that may deduct the entirety of the tax federally.
  • Hot New York Tax Topics in the Hedge Fund World

    By:
    Timothy P. Noonan, JD, and Ariele R. Doolittle, Esq.
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    Nov 1, 2023
    There have been countless reports in recent years of hedge funds leaving New York in favor of better state tax and business climates. And New York’s weather isn’t driving the exodus.  Instead with the onset of remote work during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, many service professionals have realized that they can do their work from anywhere.

  • After the Move – Part III: Returning to New York

    By:
    K. Craig Reilly, Esq.
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    Oct 1, 2023
    Welcome back to the third and final installment of the “After the Move” series. Part One focused on employment compensation, including New York’s nonresident income sourcing rules for telecommuting and the proper sourcing methodologies for various types of deferred compensation. Part Two outlined several potential pitfalls that can lead to unexpected New York source income when changing residency in connection with one-off transactions, such as the complete or partial sale of a business. 
  • After the Move – Part II: New York State’s Income Sourcing Rules for Business Sales

    By:
    K. Craig Reilly, Esq.
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    Sep 1, 2023

    Welcome back. This article is Part Two in the three-part “After the Move” series, outlining the potential New York State tax savings (and, more specifically, unexpected tax exposure) following a move away from the state. 

 
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