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Save the Date! Jones Walker LLP and Grant Thornton LLP to Host SALT Seminar in Arlington, TX

Save the Date! The Jones Walker LLP SALT Team and Grant Thornton LLP will host a program on the latest state & local tax developments in Texas and Louisiana on January 15, 2020 in Arlington, TX. Full invitation including registration and fee information for this all day CPE and CLE program coming soon! Advanced registration … Continue Reading

Jones Walker LLP to Host the Media Financial Management Association’s Media Tax Summit

Jones Walker LLP will host the Media Financial Management Association’s Media Tax Summit on Thursday, December 12. When: December 12 Where: Jones Walker, LLP, 201 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA, 70170 Hotel: Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette (French Quarter Area Hotel) 817 Common Street New Orleans, LA 70112 On-Line Reservations Link: https://book.passkey.com/go/MEDIATAXSUMMIT Call-In: (Ask for Media Tax Summit) … Continue Reading

A Big Thanks to Our SALT Seminar Administrators!

We would like to thank (from left to right) Karey Barton, Associate Deputy Comptroller for Tax, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Jan Craig, Associate Commissioner, Income/Franchise Tax, Mississippi Department of Revenue, Arthur Parham, Entergy Services, Inc., Kelley Askew Gillikin, Acting Director, Tax Policy and Governmental Affairs Division, Alabama Department of Revenue, and Luke Morris, Assistant Secretary of the Office of … Continue Reading

Have You Registered for Our Seminar? Send in Your Questions!

Have you already registered for our upcoming Cooking with SALT program on Wednesday, October 9? If so, be sure to send in your questions for our JW presenters and guest speakers on any of your tax-related issues! The seminar will feature special guest speakers: • Luke Morris, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Legal Affairs, … 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

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
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