During 2014, Rimon’s lawyers assisted our clients with nationwide tax planning as well as state-specific tax planning and representation in contested audits, administrative controversies and court cases in 24 states. Notably, we
- Were tax counsel in the successful class action defense of a national retailer alleged to have overcharged sales tax.
- Structured a retailer’s mail order operations to eliminate sales and use tax collection responsibilities across the United States.
- Represented clients in challenges to state income tax apportionment formulae.
- Represented a client in its challenge to a state’s denial of a corporate income tax deduction for interest paid to an affiliate.
- Represented a client in the state income tax classification of gain derived on a stock sale that was treated as a sale assets for federal income tax purposes.
- Provided nationwide guidance to a client regarding the interaction between (i) tax presence, (ii) the imposition of use taxes on promotional materials mailed from out-of state to in-state recipients and (iii) the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Act.
- Obtained a ruling stating that our client’s registration with a state’s department of revenue would not create or contribute to claims of sales or income tax presence.
- Structured a trust to avoid adverse income tax consequences from having an in-state trustee (with Rimon’s Trust and Estates group).
- Advised a client regarding unclaimed property issues arising out of the purchase of a business’s assets including escrow accounts.
States for which we provided state specific guidance:
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