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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:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here for additional information about Rimon P.C.’s State and Local (Subnational) Tax Practice.