B&I-Authored Article Featured on the Cover of Tax Notes State

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An article by Brann & Isaacson managing partner Martin Eisenstein, partner David Swetnam-Burland, and summer associate Matthew Pick, who will join the firm as an associate in September 2022, entitled “Post-Wayfair, Franchise Taxes Still Fail Complete Auto Inspection” (subscription required), is featured on the cover of the October 18, 2021, issue of Tax Notes State....

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Martin Eisenstein and David Swetnam-Burland Present to National Association of Presort Mailers on Tax and Privacy Issues

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On February 17, 2021, managing partner Martin Eisenstein and partner David Swetnam-Burland presented a webinar at the Virtual Annual Conference of the National Association of Presort Mailers (NAPM), moderated by Hamilton Davison of the American Catalog Mailers Association. In the Sales Tax and Data Privacy Update, Eisenstein talked about key issues in state sales tax...

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Brann & Isaacson Wins Summary Judgment for U.S. Auto Parts in Massachusetts Tax Dispute

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On January 28, 2021, the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board granted summary judgment in favor of Brann & Isaacson client, U.S. Auto Parts, and abated a sales tax assessment dating to October 1, 2017. The Massachusetts Department of Revenue had assessed U.S. Auto Parts, which did not have a physical presence in Massachusetts, under its Internet Vendor...

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Jamie Szal Featured on ABA’s People in Tax Podcast

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B&I attorney Jamie Szal was a guest on a recent episode of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation’s Tax Times podcast. In the episode, Szal discussed the ins and outs of State and Local Tax (SALT) practice; life after the Supreme Court’s opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair; the perspective of women with a...

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B&I Attorneys Present Webinar on the Chaos in State Tax Law, Post-Wayfair

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On April 30, 2020, Brann & Isaacson senior partner George Isaacson, partner Nathaniel Bessey, and associate Jamie Szal, were featured presenters at a webinar on “Confronting the Chaos of State Taxes in the Post-Wayfair Environment,” offered by the Institute of Finance & Management. Isaacson, who represented Wayfair in the Supreme Court in South Dakota v....

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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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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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Eisenstein and Schaefer Present Webinar on Economic Nexus for State Tax

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On September 24, 2019, managing partner Martin Eisenstein and partner Matthew Schaefer co–led a webinar for Strafford Publications entitled “Economic Presence Nexus for States and Local Taxes: Meeting the Challenges of Developing State Standards After Wayfair.”  The webinar provided corporate tax advisers with guidance on increased state taxing authority under the “economic nexus” standards validated by South Dakota...

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