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HTMLPhone (Your Out-of-State) Home: Mississippi Court Declares Discriminatory Dividend Exclusion Statute is Unconstitutional
Charles C. Capouet, Timothy A. Gustafson; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on April 2, 2015
The Mississippi Chancery Court held that the state’s dividend exclusion statute is unconstitutional because it violates the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The statute excludes from a taxpayer’s gross income intercompany dividends received from domestic affiliates doing...

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Denies Rehearing of Insider Trading Cases Against Newman and Chiasson
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on April 3, 2015
Today, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals entered an order denying the U.S. Government’s petition for rehearing and, in the alternative, rehearing en banc of the insider trading cases against Newman and Chiasson. United States v. Newman, No. 13-1837 (2d Cir. Apr. 3, 2015), ECF No. 366. The...

 

HTMLPresident Issues Executive Order Establishing New Sanctions Regime to Combat Cyber Attack Threats
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on April 3, 2015
On April 1, 2015, President Obama issued Executive Order 13694, which effectively establishes a new sanctions regime designed to combat cyber-attack threats. Specifically, this Executive Order grants authority to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the...

 

HTMLLouisiana Court Gives Taxpayer the Edge: Trade-In Credits Reduce Sales Tax Base
Open Weaver Banks, Suzanne M. Palms; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on April 2, 2015
The Louisiana Court of Appeal held that GameStop, a video game retailer, correctly applied trade-in credits to reduce the sales price of new items in determining local sales tax due. GameStop accepted used games from its customers in exchange for a trade-in amount on a stored value card (an...

 

HTMLIssuance of an Executive Order Related to Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on April 2, 2015
Yesterday, April 1, the President signed an Executive Order, “Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities.” This authority allows for the imposition of sanctions on individuals and entities determined to be responsible for or...

 

HTMLNew York Budget Incorporates More Significant Tax Changes
Michele Borens, Jonathan A. Feldman, Jeffrey A. Friedman, Todd A. Lard, Carley A. Roberts; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 2, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced his 2015-2016 budget and accompanying legislation on January 19, 2015 (the proposed legislation). After much negotiation, the Legislature just enacted the Budget Bill (the "2015 Budget"). As a result, New York’s tax law has been...

 

HTMLGeorgia Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Property Tax Incentives
Michele Borens, Jonathan A. Feldman, Jeffrey A. Friedman, Todd A. Lard, Carley A. Roberts; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 2, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
On March 27, 2015, the Georgia Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the legal validity of property tax incentives in Georgia, largely on procedural grounds. SJN Properties, LLC v. Fulton County Bd. of Tax Assessors, No. S14A1493, 2015 WL 1393398 (Ga. Mar. 27, 2015).

 

HTMLGeorgia's Transportation Bill Signals 2016 Tax Reform
Stephen A. Burroughs, Jonathan A. Feldman; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 2, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
Following up on our coverage of Georgia tax reform, late last night the Georgia Assembly passed a committee substitute to the House’s Transportation Funding Bill, H.B. 170. The bill represents a compromise of the House and Senate proposals, establishing a 26-cents-per-gallon excise tax on...

 

HTMLSouth Dakota Legislature Overrides Governor Veto Regarding Coop Taxes
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 2, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
South Dakota state lawmakers voted to override Governor Dennis Daugaard’s decision to veto a measure that will slightly reduce taxes for electric cooperatives. The tax plan in question will roll back a recent administrative decision on how state tax for electric cooperatives is determined....

 

HTMLUSDA Awards $31 MM in Loans and Grants to Support Rural Economic Development
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2015, previously published on March 31, 2015
The Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the award of $31 million in loans and grants for 38 projects in 12 states to promote rural economic development. These revolving zero-interest loans provide funds to local...

 


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