Blank Rome’s nationally prominent State + Local Tax attorneys are thought leaders in the community as frequent guest speakers at various local and national conferences throughout the year. Our State + Local Tax attorneys believe it is necessary to educate and inform their clients and contacts about topics that will impact their businesses. We invite you to attend, listen, and learn as our State + Local Tax attorneys interpret and discuss key legal issues companies are facing and how you can put together a plan of action to mitigate risk and advance your business in accordance with state and local tax laws.

  • COST 2021 SALT Basics School Mitchell A. Newmark will serve as a panelist at the Council on State Taxation’s (“COST”) 2021 SALT Basics School, which will be held the week of May 15, 2022. Mitchell’s panel, “Restrictions on a State’s Ability to Tax,” will review the various restrictions on a state’s ability to impose taxes such as constitutional restrictions, federal legislation, and judicial pronouncements.
  • The National Multistate Tax Symposium Craig B. Fields will serve as a speaker at The National Multistate Tax Symposium, which will be held February 9 through 11, 2022, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Craig’s session, “State, Federal, and International Income Tax Convergence: Scanning the Sphere,” will take place on Thursday, February 10. Now in its 18th year, this year’s Symposium will explore some significant multistate tax and technology issues facing today’s tax departments, ways state tax leaders may deliver greater value to their organizations, and how we can successfully re-emerge and prepare for what’s coming in our “new next.” To learn more, please click here.
  • COST 2021 Intermediate/Advanced State Income Tax School Nicole L. Johnson will serve as a panelist at the Council on State Taxation’s (“COST”) 2021 Intermediate/Advanced State Income Tax School, which will be held December 5 through 9, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. Nicole’s session, “Advanced State Taxation Related to Foreign Income,” will take place on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and the panel will explore state adjustments with a focus on adjustments related to foreign operations and transactions. To learn more, please click here.
  • COST Southwest/West Regional State Tax Hybrid Meeting Craig B. Fields and Nicole L. Johnson served as speakers at the Council on State Taxation’s (“COST”) Southwest/West Regional State Tax Hybrid Meeting, which was held Tuesday, November 16, 2021, in Houston, Texas and as a live webinar. Their session was entitled “State of States—Important State Tax Litigation around the Country.” Blank Rome was pleased to be a sponsor of the event, which presented an update on significant state tax issues for the Southwest/West States: Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming. To learn more, please click here.