Eisenstein and Schaefer Present at ABA-IPT 2019 Advanced Sales/Use Tax Seminar

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On March 13, 2019, Managing Partner Martin Eisenstein and Partner Matthew Schaefer presented in successive panels concerning the Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. at the 2019 Advanced Sales/Use Tax Seminar jointly sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Tax Section and the Institute for Professionals in Taxation.  In “Wayfair: Part 1 – Immediate Impacts,” Eisenstein...

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Martin Eisenstein Gives Presentation on Wayfair for Foreign Sellers

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On February 5, 2019, managing partner Martin Eisenstein presented a Strafford Webinar entitled “New Economic Presence Nexus Standards for Foreign Remote Sellers: Impact of Wayfair Holding on Non-U.S. Companies.” Eisenstein addressed the challenges facing sellers outside the United States posed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, and the practical ways...

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Martin Eisenstein Discusses Aftermath of Wayfair at Marcus Evans Tax Summit

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On November 8, 2018, Brann & Isaacson Managing Partner Martin Eisenstein addressed the Marcus Evans annual tax summit in Pasadena, California. His presentation was entitled, “The Aftermath of the Supreme Court’s Decision in Wayfair: Will the States be on the Warpath?” in which he addressed the fall-out from the Supreme Court’s 2018 opinion in Wayfair...

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Alabama Supreme Court Declines Review, Cementing Appellate Court Victory

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On November 9, 2018, the Supreme Court of Alabama denied a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by the Alabama Department of Revenue in Department of Revenue v. Scholastic Book Clubs, Inc. The State Supreme Court’s decision leaves in place the opinion of the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals in favor of Scholastic Book...

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George Isaacson Addresses Boston Bar Association On Wayfair’s Impact

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On November 2, 2018, Senior Partner George Isaacson discussed the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair for taxpayers and taxing jurisdictions at an event hosted by the Boston Bar Association. Isaacson represented Respondents Wayfair, Overstock.com, and Newegg in Wayfair, and argued the case in the Supreme Court—his second...

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Eisenstein Speaks on Wayfair v. South Dakota at Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation

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On September 25, 2018, Martin Eisenstein presented at the annual meeting of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation.  He discussed the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Wayfair v. South Dakota, which changed the test for sales tax nexus, replacing the earlier physical presence test with an economic substance test.  As Eisenstein noted, the Court underscored that...

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Alabama Court of Appeals Rules In Favor of Scholastic Book Clubs

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Brann & Isaacson partner David W. Bertoni, representing Scholastic Book Clubs, Inc., successfully argued to the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals that the company had no obligation to collect and remit use taxes in connection with its sales of children’s books and related items to teachers, homeschooling parents, and schoolchildren.  The decision, which affirmed a judgment...

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Schaefer Details Post-Wayfair Uncertainty in New Article

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Partner Matthew Schaefer, who served as co-counsel to the Respondents in the landmark case of South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., has published a feature article in the August 2018 edition of Digital Business Lawyer reporting on the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision and the uncertainty it leaves for remote sellers and states regarding the enforceability of...

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Eisenstein and Schaefer Answer Questions About Post-Wayfair Compliance for ACMA “Legal Corner”

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In a post on the American Catalog Mailers’ Association “Legal Corner” on July 26, 2018, B&I Partners Martin Eisenstein and Matthew Schaefer provided answers to some of the fundamental questions confronting remote sellers striving to comply with sales tax requirements in multiple states in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota...

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Matthew Schaefer Discusses Post-Wayfair Landscape in Podcast

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Partner Matthew Schaefer recently spoke with host Mike O’Brien of MultiChannel Merchant on the MCM CommerceChat podcast in a session assisting retailers in “Breaking Down the Aftermath of the Wayfair Decision.” Schaefer explained key aspects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, in which he took part as a member...

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