State & Local Tax
Apportioning service income to states
New rules may change how you're taxed
State and Local Tax Thought Leadership
State & local tax advisor: April 2017See the latest state and local tax changes in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, and Texas.
State & local tax advisor: March 2017Learn about the state and local tax changes in happening in Arkansas, California, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
State & local tax advisor: February 2017Here are the latest and greatest state and local tax updates, including Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington.
State & local tax alert: Michigan flow-through entity withholding repealedPublic Act 158 of 2016 eliminated the requirement for flow-through entities (“FTE”) doing business in Michigan to withhold Michigan income tax on the distributive income allocated to nonresident individual and business entity owners.
State & local tax alert: New rules may require filing of Tennessee Business TaxAs of Jan. 1, 2016, Tennessee beefed up its “business tax,” a levy that’s been a part of the state’s laws since 1971. The changes require many businesses with sales in Tennessee to pay business tax even if they lack any physical presence in the state.
Multi-state taxpayers brace for greater scrutinyIf you travel to multiple states, especially if you own homes in multiple states, you should be aware that states are becoming more aggressive in enforcing residency taxes in these situations.
State & local tax advisor: January 2017What’s new in state and local tax? Here are a few updates on activities within Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York City, and Oregon.
State & local tax alert: Ohio Commercial Activity Tax bright-line nexus standard upheldIf your company has annual gross taxable receipts totaling $500,000 or more in Ohio, you may be subject to the state’s Commercial Activity Tax — even if the business has no physical presence in the state.
Our tax experts continuously monitor the evolution of state and local tax rules in all 50 states, staying on top of legislative, regulatory, and precedent-setting developments so you and your staff don't have to. Our technical tax expertise combined with broad and deep industry knowledge means we bring you effective state and local tax planning strategies to help you ensure compliance, mitigate risk, and minimize your tax exposure.
We can help you uncover opportunities for tax savings and refunds through new filing positions, mitigate risk with voluntary disclosure and amnesty programs, and proactively identify reductions in overall state tax liability through realignment of business activities or operations. We provide you with sound supporting evidence for tax positions and strengthen planning scenarios through close collaboration with our auditors.
From nexus review and planning, voluntary disclosure representation, and audit and controversy representation to unitary analysis, apportionment and allocation review, and tax ruling requests, we can help you feel confident in your state and local tax positions.
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Plante Moran delivers a unique combination of state and local tax expertise and senior-level involvement. We value this combination because it has resulted in a significant reduction of our sales tax liabilities and a great relationship.
Our team is actively engaged with the AICPA, state CPA associations, and chambers of commerce, tracking and influencing developments in state and local taxation. We help you stay current through tax alerts, advisories, and webinars on the risks and opportunities in today's rapidly changing tax landscape.
Our state and local tax team serves clients nationwide and brings you the resources you need to meet your needs and goals. We’re also a founding and active member of the Praxity State and Local Tax Working Group, providing you additional state and local tax experts and resources if the need arises.