Jordan is a partner in HMB’s State and Local Tax (SALT) Group and focuses his practice on resolving complex SALT controversies for Fortune 1000 corporations and wealthy families, nationwide.
Jordan represents operationally complex companies in manufacturing, retail, financial services, e-commerce, broadcasting and telecommunications. As an attorney and CPA with decades of experience, Jordan has successfully resolved tax controversies in nearly every state and has counseled clients on the full range of tax issues and organizational structures affecting their businesses. He also represents numerous clients in multistate unclaimed property litigation and advises on a wide range of compliance issues.
Clients seek Jordan’s help on a full range of tax issues including corporate income, sales and use, franchise, local licenses, gross receipts, business and occupation, single business, capital stock and unclaimed property matters. He regularly advises on nexus, apportionment, business income, unitary business groups and residency, credits, losses, exemptions and the tax base.
Jordan represents clients in all facets of unclaimed property issues—from audit notifications and audit defense to protecting sensitive information and resolving legal challenges. Further, Jordan regularly partners with businesses to establish compliance through the voluntary disclosure process and strategic planning.
A sought-after lecturer and author on multi state tax issues, controversies and planning, Jordan is very active in the SALT community as a frequent staple to many major SALT institutions’ conferences and publications.
Nationwide Counsel, State-by-State Experience
As perhaps one of the most recognizable people in the SALT community, Jordan is known for his enthusiasm, creativity and practical approach to limiting tax exposure and helping clients through the tax ramifications and benefits of various organizational structures. Clients nationwide rely on him for his strategic state-by-state experience and advice built from decades of experience.
Jordan takes the time to learn the nuances of his client’s plans, businesses, and industries. Then, armed with this rare vision and insight, he crafts practical, meaningful, and business savvy solutions.
Jordan M. Goodman and Marilyn A. Wethekam will provide a joint National SALT Update and Ethics presentation for the Chicago Tax Club's Winter Meeting.
Remote working legal issues are not new, just exacerbated by COVID-19. During this session, Jordan will address state and local tax issues employers and employees face today.
Jordan M. Goodman presents, "SALT Issues for Remote Workers" and "Pass-through Entity Taxation" at the CPAmerica 2022 Tax Conference.
Join Jordan M. Goodman, David A. Hughes and Marilyn A. Wethekam for the Council on State Taxation’s 53rd Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.
Unethical conduct by lawyers of all varieties – private, government, in house, judicial - continues to make headlines. Violations affect not just the offending attorney, but families, colleagues, employers, clients and the legal profession at large.
State and Local Tax Attorneys Fred Marcus, Jordan Goodman and Marilyn Wethekam recently authored "Sales and Use Taxes: The Machinery and Equipment Exemption" for Bloomberg BNA's Tax Management Portfolios, 1330 3rd edition. This portfolio discusses sales and use tax incentives for machinery and equipment used in manufacturing operations. HMB offers a limited number of hard copies for clients. Click here to…
North Carolina’s Supreme Court recently upheld a sales tax assessment on Wisconsin-based Quad Graphics’ sales into the state, finding that U.S. Supreme Court precedent would have required use tax to be levied instead was no longer valid. HMB's Jordan M. Goodman discusses the ruling with Law360 and said, “the state’s justices had all the leverage they needed to reverse the lower court.”
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue cannot pursue back taxes from certain third-party sellers that had inventory stored in the state as part of the fulfillment by Amazon program. Jordan M. Goodman discusses this recent decision with Law360 and says the ruling appears to be a significant decision “on the ‘new’ nexus standard measured and limited by the due process.”
HMB is proud to announce that 11 attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.
In “Top 5 State & Local Tax Policies Of 2022” by Law360, Jordan M. Goodman shares his thoughts on the Multistate Tax Commission’s interpretation of P.L. 86-272. Jordan says, “I'm not an engineer, but it just seems to me that there's no difference between what was accepted with what you could do by phone call and what you can do by being online.”
Jordan M. Goodman discusses cookie nexus and the retroactive effect with Tax Notes.
By Jordan M. Goodman and Joe Carr, Tax Partner, BDO USA. Please feel free to reach out to the authors with questions. A new trend in state and local tax reporting in California combines certain income tax and unclaimed property reporting requirements on 2021 and future business income tax returns to enhance compliance. The increased compliance efforts of the California…
Effective January 1, 2022, the California Franchise Tax Board (“FTB”) has the authority under Assembly Bill 466 to share information with the State Controller’s Office (“SCO”) relating to a taxpayer’s compliance with the California’s unclaimed property laws. To gather this information, the FTB has added a few questions to California’s business entity tax returns for tax year 2021, including whether…
The new rule provides that the presence of an out-of-state retailer or its representative in Illinois for the purpose of engaging in trade show activities establishes nexus for the retailer and requires collection of use tax on all sales into Illinois unless three conditions are met.
In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court overturned Quill giving States more authority to collect sales tax. Jordan Goodman shares his initial reactions while reading the decision.
Wayfair, Quill, Sales tax nexus, remote seller. Illinois adopted a South Dakota remote seller nexus rule effective October 1, 2018.