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Decoupling from the CARES Act New York City Style – The Sequel

Late last Wednesday, Governor Cuomo signed legislation, A10519/S08411, that decoupled additional provisions from the CARES Act for New York City Business Taxes.  The legislation may have personal income tax considerations because the legislation has provisions that apply to New York City pass through entity level taxes. The…

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NYS Decoupling from CARES Act – Section 163(j) Limitation – How to Make Complicated More Complicated

In our two previous posts on the New York State Budget’s Decoupling {“Decoupling”}, we discussed the myriad of implications arising from the Decoupling that focused on the Personal Income Tax as well as Pass Through Entity (PTE) ramifications to the extent the Decoupling’s affects would be required to be reflected by PTEs for…

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NYS Budget Decoupling from Beneficial CARES Act Provisions Creates NOL and Excess Business Loss Complexities

In our previous post on New York State’s Budget, we identified several of the significant issues  presented by New York’s Budget containing specific provisions which set forth that New York State will temporarily suspend adoption of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) on a rolling basis {‘Decoupling”}. New York State’s Decoupling from the IRC is…

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NYS Budget Decouples from Beneficial CARES Act Tax Provisions

With little fanfare, New York State adopted and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed the New York 2020-2021 Budget {“The Budget”} in April that contains significant New York State tax ramifications, especially for those New York taxpayers for which the CARES Act provides potential federal tax benefits.

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New York State Provides Limited Penalty Relief For Sales Tax Vendors

In the wake of declaring a State Disaster Emergency, New York Governor Cuomo has issued an executive order expanding the Tax Commissioner’s authority to abate late filing and payment penalties to also allow the Commissioner to abate interest on quarterly sales and use tax filings and remittances with a due date of March 20, 2020…

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No Time for Wayfair Complacency

According to a recent survey of 1,150 accounting professionals, business owners are becoming increasingly more comfortable with the ramifications of Wayfair on their businesses compared to the first half of the year. However, they should not get complacent just yet. Even though the Wayfair ruling was made over a year ago, its continued effects on…

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Some SALTy Thoughts As We Get Ready For Thanksgiving Day Celebration With Family and Friends

As we approach the 2019 Holiday Season with Thanksgiving Day celebrations next week, the ever thoughtful and provocative tax experts at the Tax Foundation were considerate enough to release their 2020 State Business Tax Climate Index for all to consider. A quick read of the 2020 State…

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New York, high-tax states dealt SALT cap blow in court, but fight likely not over

Yesterday, a Manhattan judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by four states including New York and New Jersey, saying that they failed to demonstrate that Congress exceeded its taxing authority when implementing the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions. After the news broke, Fox Business sat down with MWE SALT director Joseph Pizzimenti,…

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New York Taxpayer Post Labor Day Weekend Blues– New Announcements Could Necessitate Amending Previously Filed 2018 Returns

On September 3, 2019, the New York Department of Taxation and Finance issued three TSB-M announcements that summarize tax law changes adopted as the result of the State’s 2019-2020 Budget {“Budget”} that may affect New York taxpayers’ 2018 returns: TSB- M-19(3)C, Summary of Corporation Tax Budget Legislation Enacted in 2019

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New York Employers: Is the Employer Compensation Expense Tax A Trick or Treat?

In April of this year, New York Governor Cuomo signed the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year budget. The Budget adopted the Employer Compensation Expense Tax (ECET) in an attempt to offset the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) $10,000 state and local tax (SALT) deduction limitation and its potential negative effect on individual…

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Summer 2018 Comes In With A Sales Tax Heat Wave: U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Wayfair Overturns Quill’s Physical Presence Requirement

Earlier today we were welcomed by the arrival of Summer Solstice and the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. et al {“Wayfair”}, that overturned the physical presence requirement established by the Quill Corp. v. North Dakota decision. At issue was the South Dakota…

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New York State Budget Tax Provisions’ Response to Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

On April 12th Governor Cuomo signed the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year budget (Budget). The Budget contains numerous provisions that address the New York tax ramifications arising from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed by the United States Congress late last year. The Budget’s tax provisions pose significant complexities as well…

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