The Baker McKenzie SALT team presented the fifth session of its monthly webinar series covering coast-to-coast state and local tax developments on November 11, 2020. 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 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
Numerous states have provided tax relief in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, often in the form of tax filing and payment deadline extensions. At this time, 41 states and Washington, D.C. have provided a corporate income tax filing and/or payment deadline extension. Most recently, Florida extended its May 1, 2020 corporate income tax deadlines to August 3, 2020 for filing and June 1, 2020 for payment. Since the payment deadline is sooner than the filing deadline, the Florida Department of Revenue advised corporate taxpayers to submit payments based on their best estimate of the tax that would be due with the return. Some states have also extended income tax deadlines for partnerships and other business entities and many states have extended individual income tax deadlines.
Many employees continue to telecommute due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As discussed in our previous blog post on state tax nexus and apportionment issues, out-of-state employers may need to consider whether a telecommuting employee’s activities could create nexus, exceed Public Law 86-272 protections, or impact the employer’s state income tax apportionment factor (particularly in states with a payroll factor or a sales factor where receipts are sourced based on cost of performance).