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State and Local Thinking – February, 2019

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Thought leadership from our State and Local Tax professionals Feb. 1: Jamie Yesnowitz, Principal, SALT – National Tax Office Leader, was quoted in an article for Bloomberg Daily Tax Report titled, “Super Bowl Players Face Hefty Taxes on Championship Bonuses." In the article, Jamie talks about whether hosting a Super Bowl makes sense for a city from a tax perspective.

Feb. 5: Accounting Today's article "Top issues in state tax for 2019" featured Grant Thornton's review of the momentous developments that shaped state and local tax news in 2018 and that will continue to shape SALT issues this year. Jamie Yesnowitz, Principal, SALT – National Tax Office Leader, was quoted in the article, and the article's thought leadership content was developed by Chuck Jones, director, SALT -- Chicago office, Lori Stolly, director, SALT -- Cincinnati office, and Metisse Lutz, senior manager, SALT -- Denver office.

Feb. 7: Jamie Yesnowitz, Principal, SALT – National Tax Office Leader, was quoted in an article for Bloomberg Daily Tax Report titled, “Virginia's Highest Court Finds Apportionment Constitutional." In the article, Jamie discusses the impact of the Virginia Supreme Court's ruling upholding the state's method for allocating income for income tax purposes based on where a company's services were produced.

Feb. 7: Jamie Yesnowitz, Principal, SALT – National Tax Office Leader, was quoted in an article for State Tax Notes titled, “Virginia Supreme Court Affirms State's Apportionment Method." In the article, Jamie comments on the impact of the Virginia Supreme Court's unanimous ruling in The Corporate Executive Board Co. v. Virginia Department of Taxation upholding the state's use of the cost-of-performance method to apportion sales of services.

Tax professionals Meet Rob Putzier, a SALT Managing Director at Grant Thornton’s Orange County, Calif. office

Rob Putzier is a State and Local Tax (SALT) managing director in Grant Thornton's Orange County, Calif., office. Rob has been consulting on sales and use taxes as well as business licensing and regulatory matters for more than 33 years.

Rob has provided services for clients in the telecommunications, technology, private equity and consumer and industrial products industries. Rob has a strong technical background, demonstrated by his successful web service business, MySalesTax.com, but is most focused on providing quality business tax advice for his clients.

Rob is a licensed member of the AICPA and is a licensed CPA in California. He is a graduate of California State University at Long Beach, with a bachelor of science degree in accounting.

Contacts:

Mark ArrigoMark Arrigo
SALT National Managing Partner
Atlanta
T +1 678 515 2320

Jamie YesnowitzJamie Yesnowitz
SALT National Tax Office Principal
Washington D.C.
T +1 202 521 1504


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