HMB’s State and Local Tax group, held a seminar at one of Chicago’s favorite social clubs, SPIN. Our team was delighted to see everyone in person again to discuss all things SALT, followed up by a few rounds of ping-pong.
You can view a recording of the presentations below. Click here to request a PDF copy of a presentation. Thanks to all who attended!
National SALT Update
Presented by Samantha K. Breslow and Christopher T. Lutz.
Whether it is sales tax, income tax, gross receipts tax or some other state and local tax, there is rarely a dull moment in the SALT world. This presentation covered recent and noteworthy SALT developments including Public Law 86-272, remote workers, sourcing, digital goods, SAAS/cloud computing and much more.
Audit Strategies for Income and Transactional Taxes – When to Litigate and When to Settle
Presented by Marilyn A. Wethekam and David W. Machemer
This session explored how to incorporate refunds into your audit to minimize your audit exposure and maximize your refund potential. Marilyn and David discussed different techniques and strategies and provided considerations to think about that will help you add value to your tax department.
Situs: Who Can Tax the Transaction?
With nexus generally a non-issue, especially after Wayfair, situsing sales for sales tax purposes becomes of the utmost importance for both buyers and sellers. This concept becomes unusually complicated when dealing with drop shipments and goods other than tangible personal property. This session examined the consistent and inconsistent ways states are trying to tax these transactions as they attempt to bolster sagging revenues.