State and Local Tax

Thousands of jurisdictions, one place for answers

McGladrey’s dedicated state and local tax (SALT) professionals collaborate across specialties and regions to provide you with a local touch, backed by the support of a national firm. Our approach starts with understanding your business – your operations, challenges and plans for the future – then developing a holistic SALT planning and compliance program to help you meet your goals and control your expenses. Our specialty practices are:

In addition to services provided by these practice groups, we also offer general SALT services, such as state tax analysis and resolution (nexus) and SALT controversy.

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New California FTB reporting requirement for like-kind exchanges

The California Franchise Tax Board recently introduced a new annual filing requirement to track deferred section 1031 gain from California property.

  • December 10, 2014


New Jersey announces tax resolution program

New Jersey announces business and individual tax resolution program applicable to unpaid liabilities from 2005-2013.

  • October 13, 2014
Online and remote seller sales tax resource center


Online and remote seller sales tax resource center

Retail and remote sales companies should understand how states collect millions in unpaid sales tax from internet sales and other remote purchases.

  • April 11, 2014


Connecticut use tax penalties

Connecticut classifies use tax noncompliance as a felony, creating potential for serious repercussions for taxpayers and tax preparers alike.

  • April 02, 2014


Delaware voluntary disclosure agreement program for unclaimed property

What are the benefits and process expectations companies should consider when determining whether to enroll in the Delaware unclaimed property VDA?

  • April 01, 2014
What’s the deal with sales and use tax on remote purchases?


What’s the deal with sales and use tax on remote purchases?

Growth in remote purchasing has states seeking ways to collect the sales tax funds they are due, holding both retailers and consumers responsible.

  • March 17, 2014


New Jersey announces two voluntary disclosure programs starting in March

New Jersey announced a two-month VDA period for programs related to intangible asset nexus and partnership tax, beginning March 15, 2014.

  • March 10, 2014


NOL quirks are one thing but Maryland takes the cake

Maryland’s complex rules for net operating losses subject taxpayers to a high risk of error. Is an overhaul of the system in order?


Are you capitalizing on state and local credit and incentive programs?

The vast array of state and local incentives available to attract and retain businesses is an important tool in a portfolio company’s growth strategy.

  • February 07, 2014


Many middle market companies are leaving hiring and training tax credit money on the table

Middle market business owners who assume these deals are only for corporate giants are wrong – and they are costing themselves money.

  • June 24, 2013
The Marketplace Fairness Act - Five proactive strategies remote sellers should consider now


The Marketplace Fairness Act - Five proactive strategies remote sellers should consider now

How can remote sellers prepare for the strategic decisions around sales and use tax that may come with the passing of the Marketplace Fairness Act?

  • June 17, 2013


Alternative Apportionment Fairness Is Not the Only Factor

McGladrey's Craig Ridenour and Brian Kirkell discuss how the narrow application of constitutional limitations has resulted in more frequent use of alternative apportionment by both taxpayers and tax administrators.

  • April 22, 2013


Tennessee DOR rules due process clause bars nexus for intangible holding company

On Jan. 8, 2013, the Tennessee Department of Revenue (DOR) published Revenue Ruling 12-27

  • February 12, 2013


Statistics in mass appraisal: Different approaches can affect property tax dollars

Property tax is an area where businesses frequently have more control than may be believed. Analyzing ratio conclusions generated from mass appraisal techniques can save property tax dollars at the next reassessment.

  • January 24, 2013


Nine reasons your property tax assessment may not be correct

Real estate and business personal property taxes, together, are one of the largest generators of state and local tax revenue. Because they are not tied to a company's profitability, these taxes are unavoidable.

  • January 24, 2013

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