B&I Attorney Joins Inaugural Tax Notes Talk Podcast

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On May 21, 2020, managing partner Martin Eisenstein appeared on the first episode of the Tax Notes Talk Podcast, “From Henry VIII to James Bond: Weird Tax Facts throughout History.” Eisenstein discussed his article, “Alexa, Is AI Taxable?”, written with Michael Carey and Jamie Szal, with Tax Notes State’s editor-in-chief Jéanne Rauch-Zender. Eisenstein addressed how...

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Article by B&I Attorneys on Taxability of AI Featured on Cover of Tax Notes State

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The May 11, 2020, cover feature in Tax Notes State is an article by managing partner Martin Eisenstein and attorneys Michael Carey, and Jamie Szal called, “Alexa, Is AI Taxable?” They address the issues practitioners face when advising clients on the sales tax treatment of technology products and services that incorporate AI. As yet, no...

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B&I Attorneys Pen Cover Story for State Tax Notes

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On March 16, 2020, an article by David W. Bertoni, David Swetnam-Burland, and Jamie Szal, “Crossfire Hurricane: Perils in a Post-Wayfair World,” was featured as the cover story in State Tax Notes. The authors address three unanticipated consequences for business from the 2018 Supreme Court opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. First, home-rule jurisdictions...

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George Isaacson, Martin Eisenstein, and David Bertoni Published in State Tax Notes and Law360

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This week has seen a flurry of publications by Brann & Isaacson partners on key issues in state tax law as we near the end of 2019. On December 13, 2019, Law360 published an article by managing partner Martin I. Eisensteinand partner David W. Bertoni entitled, “Beware Eroding Tax Protections for Website Operators” (subscription required)....

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Eisenstein and Schaefer Critique Alaska Municipal Tax Agreement in Law360

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In their article published by Law360 on November 27, 2019, “Alaska Tax Agreement Only Burdens Remote Retailers” (subscription required), managing partner Martin I. Eisenstein and partner Matthew P. Schaefer discuss the formation by 15 Alaska municipalities of the Alaska Remote Seller Tax Commission and the potential impact of the Alaska Intergovernmental Remote Seller Sales Tax...

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B&I Wins Arbitration Application for Wayfair in Missouri Tax Case

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In an order issued on November 18, 2019, Judge Richard M. Stewart of the Circuit Court of St. Louis County, Missouri, granted the application to compel arbitration filed by Brann & Isaacson client, Wayfair. The plaintiff brought a case against Wayfair, claiming that Wayfair collected too much tax from her, and sought class action status...

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Martin Eisenstein Addresses the Institute for Professionals in Taxation

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On November 13, 2019, managing partner Martin Eisenstein presented on the challenges and opportunities of the Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair decision at the Credits & Incentives Symposium of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT) in Seattle. He discussed the potential state tax issues for all companies as a result of Wayfair, including...

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Law360 Features State Tax Article by Martin Eisenstein

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On October 4, 2019, Law360 published managing partner Martin Eisenstein’s article on “Direct Taxes: The Next Shoe To Drop After Wayfair” (subscription required). In the article, Eisenstein addresses an issue looming large after the Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which opened the door to the use of “economic nexus” as a basis...

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Martin Eisenstein and Matthew Schaefer Present Webinar on Tax Treatment of Direct Mail and Electronic Communications Post-Wayfair

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On August 20, 2019, managing partner Martin Eisenstein and partner Matthew Schaefer co–led a webinar for Strafford Publications on the “Sales Tax Treatment of Direct Mail and Online Communications Post-Wayfair.” The webinar provided corporate tax advisers with guidance on the expanded state sales tax obligations of printers and purchasers of direct mail after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in South Dakota...

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State Tax Notes Publishes Cover Feature By Martin Eisenstein and David Swetnam-Burland

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The cover of the June 6, 2019, issue of State Tax Notes featured an article by managing partner Martin Eisenstein and partner David Swetnam-Burland, “Chaos Theory: the States’ Response to Wayfair.” The article addresses the states’ responses to the Supreme Court’s 2018 opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair, in which Brann & Isaacson represented the...

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