- State and Local Tax
- Tax Controversy & Litigation
|Contact Info||Telephone: 404.853.8191|
|University ||Furman University, B.A.|
|Law School||Georgia State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude|
Madison Barnett counsels clients in a full range of state and local tax matters, including tax controversy, multistate tax planning and structuring, policy matters and complex transactions. He represents clients in all stages of tax controversy - from audits to appellate litigation - involving income and franchise taxes, sales and use taxes, property taxes, and constitutional issues. Madison also advises clients in state economic development tax credit and incentives matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Madison was a senior associate in the state and local tax group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he provided general state tax consulting services to Fortune 500 companies. His practice included advising clients on state and local tax issues associated with corporate restructurings, tax refund and planning opportunities, administrative tax controversies, and mergers and acquisitions. He is also experienced in evaluating and securing state economic development credits and incentives.
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Room for Sale: Rent-to-Own Is a Retail Trade Under the Texas Franchise Tax
Madison J. Barnett,Olga Jane Goldberg, August 3, 2015
The Texas Court of Appeals ruled that Rent-A-Center is primarily engaged in retail trade and thus qualifies for the lower 0.5% franchise tax rate available to retailers and wholesalers. The Comptroller argued that the rent-to-own business is a rental service rather than the sale of merchandise in a...
No Appeal From Georgia Tax Tribunal's Decision on Texas Franchise Tax
Madison J. Barnett,Jonathan A. Feldman, July 16, 2015
Eight months ago, the Georgia Tax Tribunal held in Rosenberg that the Texas franchise tax (TFT) is a tax “on or measured by income” that qualifies for the pass-through entity owner’s subtraction modification available to individual Georgia residents (See prior coverage)....
All Sales Final: Indiana Merchandise Return and Coupon Creation Services Not Taxable
Madison J. Barnett,Charles C. Capouet, July 1, 2015
The Indiana Department of Revenue determined that a taxpayer’s sales of merchandise return-related services to retailers are not subject to Indiana sales and use tax. The Department addressed the taxability of three services: (1) the Merchandise Authorization Service (MAS), which utilizes the...
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