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Virginia Supreme Court overturns new grantor’s tax, but relief may only be temporary

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2008

On February 29, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled that legislation authorizing the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) to impose the “Congestion Relief Fee” and other taxes and fees (“Transportation Taxes”) violated the Commonwealth’s Constitution

Government relations update

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2008

The end of session is less than a month away and leadership is still at a budget crossroads

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court upholds its apportionment policy decision in FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. v. Commonwealth

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2007

In a 2006 decision, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court agreed with Reed Smith's arguments, and rejected the Department of Revenue’s policyreaffirming the principle that the numerator of an apportionment factor must reflect only in-state activity

LA alternative fuel credit

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2013

The Louisiana Department of Revenue issued a final rule December 27 providing an income tax credit for 50 percent of the cost of qualified clean-burning

CBO reviews electric vehicle tax credits

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2013

The Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of electric vehicles on June 24, finding that electric vehicle tax credits will have little to

Polar Tankers is reversed by the US Supreme Court but key questions remain unanswered

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2009

On June 15, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Polar Tankers, Inc. v. City of Valdez, Alaska

Has the era of free street-legal golf carts for Oklahomans ended?

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2010

Street-legal golf cart racers of Oklahoma are united in wanting good news this spring

Shorter depreciable life for offshore support vessels

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2010

On Jan.13, the IRS released a Technical Advice Memorandum (TAM 201001018) that will be of interest to clients owning vessels that support offshore oil and gas operations

Texas House will review, could repeal, sales tax exemptions for ships, ship equipment

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2010

On Feb. 10, 2010, the Texas House of Representatives' Committee on Ways and Means will hold a hearing to review several existing sales tax exemptions, including an important one for certain ships and ship equipment

The D.C. update

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2010

Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.) passed away Monday, June 28, after a serious illness