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SAVE THE DATE for Jones Walker’s 11th Annual State and Local Tax Seminar

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 09, 2019 WHERE: HILTON AMERICAS-HOUSTON Please Save the Date for Jones Walker’s 11th Annual State & Local Tax Seminar! Be sure to check back for upcoming program details! This program is intended for industry tax professionals and will be recommended for Texas CPE. Full brochure coming soon! Questions? Contact Courtney Farley at cfarley@joneswalker.com… Continue Reading

June 2019 Louisiana Remote Sellers Commission Meeting Brings Good News and… No News

Monday’s meeting in Baton Rouge of the Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers (the “Commission”) included two pieces of good news for just about everyone involved in or affected by the state’s effort to centralize the collection and remittance of sales taxes for remote sales. Unfortunately, there still remains a lack of … Continue Reading

SAVE THE DATE for Jones Walker’s 11th Annual State and Local Tax Seminar

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 09, 2019 WHERE: HILTON AMERICAS-HOUSTON Please Save the Date for Jones Walker’s 11th Annual State & Local Tax Seminar! Be sure to check back for upcoming program details! This program is intended for industry tax professionals and will be recommended for Texas CPE. Full brochure coming soon! Questions? Contact Courtney Farley at cfarley@joneswalker.com… Continue Reading

Jay Adams’ Team Fleur De Que Named Top Fundraising Team at Annual Hogs for the Cause BBQ Competition

Team Fleur De Que was once again named the Top Fundraising Team at the Annual Hogs for the Cause barbecue festival and competition. Jones Walker SALT Team leader, Jay Adams, has been a proud member of Team Fleur De Que for several years and helps his team raise money to contribute to the needs of families … Continue Reading

Jay Adams Completes CABL Leadership Louisiana Program

  Congratulations to JW SALT partner Jay Adams for completing the Council for a Better Louisiana’s Leadership Louisiana Program! Over the course of 2018, Jay participated in leadership events alongside business professionals from all industries. He now joins 1,200 Leadership Louisiana alumni who are committed to the continued success of the state.… Continue Reading

Tax Reform Update: Treasury, IRS: Making large gifts now won’t harm estates after 2025

On November 20, 2018, the IRS announced that individuals taking advantage of the increased gift and estate tax exclusion amounts in effect from 2018 to 2025 will not be adversely impacted after 2025 when the exclusion amount is scheduled to drop to pre-2018 levels. The Treasury Department and the IRS issued proposed regulations which  implement changes … Continue Reading

JW SALT Partners Quoted in Recent Publications

SALT Team partners Bill Backstrom, Andre Burvant, and Matt Mantle were quoted in numerous media outlets in October discussing the tax administration implications of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, allowing states to collect taxes on purchases from remote sellers. Bill was quoted in articles published by Law360 and State Tax Today following … Continue Reading

Thank you for attending!

Thank you for attending the 10th Annual State & Local Tax Seminar presented by Jones Walker LLP! We hope that you enjoyed the seminar and found the topics interesting, informative, and relevant. We would like to thank Kimberly L. Robinson, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Revenue, Meg Bartlett, Associate Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Revenue, and Karey … Continue Reading

Jones Walker SALT Team Members to Present at 25th Annual Paul J. Hartman State and Local Tax Forum

Jones Walker SALT Team members Bill Backstrom and John Fletcher will present at the 25th Annual Paul J. Hartman State & Local Tax Forum October 17-19, 2018 in Nashville, TN. The Professor Paul J. Hartman State and Local Tax (SALT) Forum, sponsored in conjunction with the Vanderbilt University Law School, provides industry, practitioners and state revenue employees the opportunity to … Continue Reading

JW SALT Partners Head to Vancouver for the IPT Annual Conference

JW SALT partners Jay Adams and John Fletcher are attending the IPT Annual Conference in Vancouver. Jay is presenting “What the ‘L’ Local Taxes?” about the differences between state and local taxing jurisdictions and uniformity issues. This is highly relevant in the wake of the recent Wayfair decision. Please contact Jay for more information on this … Continue Reading

SAVE THE DATE for Jones Walker’s 10th Annual State and Local Tax Seminar

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018 WHERE: HILTON AMERICAS-HOUSTON Please Save the Date for Jones Walker’s 10th Annual State & Local Tax Seminar! Be sure to check back for upcoming program details! This program is intended for industry tax professionals and will be recommended for Texas CPE. Full brochure coming soon! Questions? Contact Courtney Farley at cfarley@joneswalker.com… Continue Reading

GAME ON: Louisiana Department of Revenue and Other State Agencies Look to Even the Score on Employee Misclassification

The Louisiana Department of Revenue (DOR) has joined forces with other Louisiana agencies to crackdown on employee misclassification and failure to withhold payroll taxes. The GAME ON (Government Against Misclassified Employees Operational Network) Task Force is an interagency network made up of members of the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s (LWC) Unemployment Insurance and Office of Workers’ … Continue Reading

Help us kick off the COST Sales Tax Conference at the historic New Orleans Rock ‘n’ Bowl

Join us as we kick off the COST Sales Tax Conference at the world famous New Orleans Rock ‘n’ Bowl – a truly unique New Orleans landmark not to be missed! This N’awlins institution is famous for its food, drinks, music, dancing, and of course, bowling. Whether you are looking for some classic New Orleans … Continue Reading

SALTy and Sweet at Washington D.C. Mardi Gras

Jones Walker SALT Team members Bill Backstrom and Jay Adams danced the night away at the Washington D.C. Mardi Gras Mystick Krewe of Louisianians Carnival Ball. This year’s theme, ‘One Love for Louisiana’ marked the organization’s 66th year of celebration. Bill and Jay also had the pleasure of meeting Louisiana Strawberry Queen XLVII, Gina Recotta.… Continue Reading
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