Brann & Isaacson attorneys selected for The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

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Seven Brann & Isaacson attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018: George S. Isaacson, Commercial Litigation; Litigation and Controversy—Tax; Martin I. Eisenstein, Litigation and Controversy–Tax; Tax Law; Martha E. Greene, Trusts and Estates; Peter D. Lowe, Employment Law—Management; Benjamin W. Lund, Corporate Law; Real Estate Law; Peter. J. Brann,...

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Eisenstein gives Webinar on Cloud Computing

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Martin Eisenstein recently presented a webinar for Strafford Publishing on sales tax issues in connection with cloud computing.  His presentation focused on the thorny questions of sourcing cloud computing services as well as of characterization of the service in order to determine its taxability.  His presentation also addressed the nexus consequences of cloud computing services...

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B&I Attorneys Tackle Local Tax Issues In State Tax Notes Article

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Managing partner Martin I. Eisenstein and attorney Jamie Szal, who recently joined Brann & Isaacson after practicing state and local tax law in Massachusetts, have written a news article for State Tax Notes on “The L in SALT: Limits on Local Jurisdiction to Tax,” which discusses the constitutional analysis applicable to taxes imposed by local...

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Eisenstein Presents Webinar On Managing Sales Tax Risk

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On May 2, 2017, Managing Partner, Martin Eisenstein, presented a webinar, which was sponsored by Strafford Publications, Inc., on managing potential sales tax risks, including risks associated with nexus as well as potential exposure for use tax liabilities.

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Brann & Isaacson A Leading Support Of Campaign For Justice

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Brann & Isaacson is proud to be a strong supporter of the Campaign for Justice in Maine. Though not one of the larger Maine law firms, B&I punched above its weight, giving the sixth–highest, per–lawyer average award in the State. The Campaign for Justice assists adults and children in the state who cannot obtain access...

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Attorney Peter Lowe Presents on Workplace Issues

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On April 13th, Peter Lowe presented to the Lewiston-Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on “Workplace Safety following the Legalization of Marijuana.”  On the same day, Peter was a panelist at the Associated Builders and Contractors of Maine.  The topic was “Workplace Issues When Managing a Worker’s Compensation Claimant.” View the presentation on the Legalization of Marijuana...

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Tennessee Chancery Court Enjoins Enforcement of New Sales Tax Collection Rule

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In response to a petition filed by George Isaacson and Matthew Schaefer on behalf of the American Catalog Mailers Association and NetChoice, the Tennessee Chancery Court has suspended enforcement of a Tennessee Department of Revenue rule that would have required out–of–state retailers without a physical presence in Tennessee to collect and remit Tennessee sales tax....

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Peter Lowe’s article published in New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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Peter Lowe’s article “Legalized Recreational Marijuana and Safety:  Implications for the Workplace” was published in the Spring 2017 edition of the New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Reporter.  Peter addressed the legal issues arising in the workplace following the legalization of recreational marijuana in Maine and Massachusetts. Click HERE to read Peter’s article...

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Attorneys Peter Lowe and Dan Stockford present at Bates College

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On March 29, 2017, Brann & Isaacson co-hosted an employment law workshop at Bates College with Career Management Associates, an HR consulting firm in Portland.  Peter Lowe and Dan Stockford presented on workplace issues such as marijuana, employee handbooks, wage and hour compliance, and labor and employment under the Trump Administration. More information on the...

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B&I attorneys Meg Greene and Kenleigh Nicoletta present at the Maine State Bar Association’s CLE Seminar

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B&I attorneys Meg Greene and Kenleigh Nicoletta will present at the Maine State Bar Association’s CLE seminar “Tax-Exempt Organizations: Fundamentals and Beyond” on March 28, 2017.  Their presentations will cover topics including formation and incorporation of tax-exempt organizations, governance, unrelated business income, and lobbying and political activity by tax-exempt organizations. For more information or to...

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