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Jones Walker SALT Practice Expands in Florida

Jones Walker LLP announced the firm has reestablished its Tallahassee, Florida, office effective immediately. The new office expansion is the direct result of a successful and long-standing strategic alliance with Florida’s Dean Mead law firm. A total of nine attorneys and government relations professionals have joined Jones Walker, including partner French Brown and special counsel … Continue Reading

Bill Backstrom Honored With COST Paul Frankel Excellence in State Taxation Award

Jones Walker LLP is proud to announce partner and Tax Practice Group leader Bill Backstrom received the 2023 Council On State Taxation (COST) Paul Frankel Excellence in State Taxation Award at a ceremony during the COST Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 19, 2023. The Paul Frankel Excellence in State Taxation Award is … Continue Reading

Jones Walker Presents Annual State & Local Tax Seminar in Houston, TX on September 28 – Registration Open!

The Jones Walker LLP State and Local Tax Team is back live and in-person with a day-long program on September 28, 2023, titled Jones Walker: Live from TV Land! This state and local tax seminar will address all the relevant issues that have been picked up for a new season, as well as discuss and … Continue Reading

Join us for our State & Local Tax Financial Services Roundtable and Networking Reception

When: Thursday, June 22, 2023Program: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Networking Reception: 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Location: Ace Hotel20 W 29th St | New York, NY 10001 Summary: This session will cover issues of concern to the financial services industry, including sourcing of receipts from trading and investment income, the treatment of “other financial instruments” and tangible personal property for … Continue Reading

New York ALJ Narrows the Definition of “Sale” for Apportionment Purposes

In Matter of Sunoco Inc. (R&M) Combined Affiliates, a Division of Tax Appeals Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) determined that Sunoco’s sale of oil pursuant to buy/sell arrangements was not a “sale” for purposes of computing Sunoco’s New York State Article 9-A sales factor.   The ALJ’s determination was based upon her finding that Sunoco was exchanging the … Continue Reading

Jones Walker Strengthens State and Local Tax Practice in Northeast – Adds Attorneys in DC and New York

Jones Walker LLP announced today that the firm has welcomed two new partners to its growing state and local tax (SALT) team, Chris Lutz and Kathleen Quinn. Chris joins the Washington, DC office, and Katie joins the New York office. With the addition of former Barclays Capital partner and IRS veteran Alysse McLoughlin in 2021, … Continue Reading

Jones Walker Sponsors Tax Executives Institute (TEI) Gulf States Chapter Relaunch Event – Registration Open

The TEI New Orleans chapter is relaunching as the TEI New Orleans/Gulf States Chapter. April 19, 2023 | 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM | GNO, Inc. This full day CPE event will include a full slate of presentations, breakfast, lunch and, our keynote speakers Kevin Richard, Secretary of Revenue and Luke Morris, Deputy Secretary who will offer a presentation on … Continue Reading

Alysse McLoughlin Presents at Wall Street Tax Association 2022 Fall Tax Conference

Alysse McLoughlin, a partner on the JW SALT team in the New York office, spoke at the Wall Street Tax Association’s 2022 Fall Tax Conference on November 22, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Alysse spoke on the “State and Local Taxation Panel” regarding an update on draft regulations and other trends in New York, … Continue Reading

Jones Walker Presents Annual State & Local Tax Seminar in Houston, TX on September 20

The Jones Walker LLP State and Local Tax Team is back live and in-person with a day-long program on September 20, 2022, titled Jones Walker: Gameshow! This state and local tax workshop will address all the relevant issues that have been picked up for a new season, as well as discuss and preview all the new additions to the … Continue Reading

Jeffrey Birdsong presents to the New Orleans Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)

Jeffrey Birdsong, an associate on the state and local tax team, presented to the New Orleans Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) on July 21. Jeff’s presentation, “State and Local Tax Issues Related to Remote Work in Other States,” covered the state and local tax issues that law firms with employees working remotely in other … Continue Reading

Jones Walker’s SALT Team was a proud sponsor of the Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators (SEATA) Annual Conference

Jones Walker’s state and local tax team was a proud sponsor of the Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators (SEATA) Annual Conference on July 10-13, in Norfolk, Virginia. Matthew Mantle, a partner on the state and local tax team, attended on behalf of the firm. SEATA promotes cooperation and the exchange of ideas between Southeastern states in … Continue Reading

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
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