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John Fletcher Quoted in Law360 and TaxNotes on Mississippi Proposed Tax on Cloud Computing Services

Jones Walker SALT partner, John Fletcher, was quoted in the Law360 article “Miss. Pulls Proposed Rule To Tax Cloud Computing Services – Law360” as well as the Tax Notes article “Mississippi Revokes Proposed Sales Tax Reg for Online Computing Services.” Referring to the Mississippi Department of Revenue’s recently withdrawn rule change that would have applied … Continue Reading

John Fletcher Addresses Graduates at Delta State’s 95th Commencement Ceremony

I was honored as the President of the Delta State University Alumni Association to address the new graduates at Delta State’s 95th Commencement Ceremony last Friday. Pictured with me are DSU President William LaForge and the keynote speaker, alumnus Walt Bettinger II, CEO of The Charles Schwab Corporation.  Not pictured but also on stage was … Continue Reading

SAVE THE DATE for Jones Walker’s 14th Annual State and Local Tax Seminar

WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2022 WHERE: HILTON AMERICAS-HOUSTON Please Save the Date for Jones Walker’s 14th Annual State & Local Tax Seminar! We will be back for our live, in-person program in Houston! Be sure to check back for upcoming program details! This program is intended for industry tax professionals and will be recommended for … Continue Reading

Jay Adams’ Team Fleur De Que Again 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 with children fighting pediatric brain cancer. … Continue Reading

Former Barclays Capital and IRS Veteran Alysse McLoughlin Joins Jones Walker’s State & Local Tax Team

Jones Walker LLP announced today that Alysse McLoughlin has joined the firm as partner in the Tax Practice Group on the State & Local Tax (SALT) Team. Alysse has a particular skill working with financial services companies, litigating state tax matters, and advising on tax planning opportunities. Bill Backstrom, leader of Jones Walker’s Tax Practice Group, said, … Continue Reading

Jones Walker Presents: Louisiana Legislative Update 2021 – Register Now!

With a business-friendly state legislature in Louisiana, significant pro-business tax reform remains front and center on the state’s legislative agenda for 2021. In this webinar, we will discuss the big picture tax policy issues for consideration in the current tax reform package being presented by Louisiana’s legislative leadership. This will include a candid discussion between, … Continue Reading

Save the Date! Join us for a Legislative Update Webinar

With a business-friendly state legislature in Louisiana, significant pro-business tax reform remains front and center on the state’s legislative agenda for 2021. The upcoming legislative session is a fiscal session; therefore, the focus is almost exclusively on tax legislation; many tax bills will be filed and heard, and the scope of the tax session will … Continue Reading

Andre Burvant featured on the cover of Louisiana CPA’s Lagniappe magazine

Our Jones Walker SALT partner, Andre Burvant, was featured on the cover of Louisiana CPA’s Lagniappe magazine. The edition also included Andre’s article “COVID-19 Conundrum: Unexpected State Tax Consequences of a Remote Workforce.” Andre explains the state and local tax issues that should be considered by employers contemplating extending or making permanent their employees’ work … Continue Reading

Jones Walker’s SALT Team Presents Webinar: The Time is Now – 2020 Tax Traps and 2021 Planning

‘Tis the season for the final 2020 Jones Walker SALT Team webinar, titled “The Time Is Now – 2020 Tax Traps And 2021 Planning.” In this year-end state & local tax webinar, the Jones Walker SALT Team will help to ensure that you’re making a list, checking it twice… and doing it correctly, or it … Continue Reading

Adams and Backstrom Author Oilman Magazine Article on the Impact of Refinery Closures

Jay Adams and Bill Backstrom authored the Oilman Magazine article “Squeezing the (Remaining) Golden Geese: Refinery Closures May Lead to Increased Tax Scrutiny on Operating Facilities” on the effects that closed refinery facilities may have on owners, local community, and state and local governmental authorities as well as strategies businesses can use to maintain property … Continue Reading

Still Time to Register! Jones Walker LLP Annual SALT Seminar October 7 & 8

The Jones Walker LLP State & Local Tax team is back virtually this year with two half-days of webinar programming on October 7 and 8, 2020, titled “It’s All in the Roux!” This State & Local Tax workshop will be cooking up a gumbo of SALT topics featuring traditional favorites and some new flavors. On day one, you … Continue Reading

Save the Date for Jones Walker LLP’s Annual State & Local Tax Program

It’s that time of year again! The Jones Walker State & Local Tax Team will be back virtually, for our annual State & Local Tax Program on Wednesday, October 7 and Thursday, October 8, 2020 for two half-days of content. Our program will once again cover the most important Louisiana and Mississippi state and local tax issues … Continue Reading