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Tax status questioned
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) released a report October 16 urging the elimination of tax credits for electric vehicles


Federal agencies grant motor carrier, taxpayer reprieves in light of Hurricane Sandy
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

Federal agencies are granting businesses some leeway in the wake of Hurricane Sandy


Ohio Supreme Court skins CAT receipts derived from activities "related to" motor vehicle sales
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

In a much-anticipated decision, the Ohio Supreme Court today issued a decision in which it held that the commercial activity tax (“CAT”) revenues based on gross receipts derived from transactions involving sales of motor vehicle fuel must be expended only for the purposes specified in the Ohio Constitution


Handle with care: "shipping and handling" fees subject to Arizona transaction privilege tax
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2013

The Arizona Department of Revenue determined that shipping and handling fees were subject to Arizona's transaction privilege tax (TPT). The company


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


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


IRS issues action on decision and nonacquiescence to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recent decision in Tidewater, Inc. and subsidiaries
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2010

In Tidewater, Inc and Subsidiaries v US, 565 F3d 299 (4132009), the Fifth Circuit affirmed the District Court's determination in a tax refund suit, reported at 100 AFTR2d 2007-6360 (DC LA 2007), which granted controlled groupoceangoing vessel owner-operators' refund of an overpayment of tax attributable to its claim that it could deduct, under the former foreign sales corporation provision, commissions paid to a foreign sales corporation on the portion of income allocated to the leasing component of time chartersmixed lease-service agreements


Legislation promoting purchase of electric cars advances
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2011

An Assembly Democratic legislative package to promote the buying of electric vehicles by New Jersey residents and businesses was released recently by an Assembly panel


Think you’re having a bad day?
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2011

Consider this thought: for the last several decades, you have not been paying sales tax on food, because the state exempts food sales from the tax


City ALJ rules dock rents subject to commercial rent tax
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2011

A New York City Administrative Law Judge has ruled that a cruise ship operator’s payments to dock its boats at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan are subject to New York City commercial rent tax