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The Baker McKenzie SALT team presented the third session of its monthly webinar series covering coast-to-coast state and local tax developments on September 2, 2020.  This month’s webinar focuses on hearings and conferences in 2020, new and ongoing litigation, market facilitator updates and more. If you were unable to attend the session, links to the recording and materials are provided below: View the recorded webinar Download the materials

The Baker McKenzie SALT team presented the second session of its monthly webinar series covering coast-to-coast state and local tax developments on August 5, 2020.  This month’s SALT Savvy webinar features Baker McKenzie Economist Holly Glenn, who shares her thoughts on the recent transfer pricing developments in Indiana and other states. If you were unable to attend the session, links to the recording and materials are provided below: View the recorded webinar Download the materials

The Baker McKenzie SALT team launched its monthly webinar on July 8, 2020 that covers coast-to-coast state and local tax developments.  The purpose of this webinar is to keep you informed of updates and trends that may affect your business. If you were unable to attend the session, links to the recording and materials are provided below: View the recorded webinar Download the materials

In a precedential ruling, the California Office of Tax Appeals held that the research and development tax credit is only available for activities “engaging in the scientific method.”  The decision, In re Swat-Fame, Inc., 2020-0TA-046P (June 1, 2020), found that trial-and-error modifications to garments did not constitute “qualified research” under R&TC section 23609.