The program will discuss the many state and local tax issues that can arise from having a mobile workforce, including nexus considerations, withholding tax considerations, and state-specific rules seeking to tax employees of an in-state business who are teleworking from other states.
Key topics to be discussed:
State and local income and sales tax nexus rules
State and local income tax withholding requirements
Recent legislative and case law developments impacting businesses with a mobile workforce.
Date / Time: December 7, 2023
10:00 am – 11:40 am Eastern
9:00 am – 10:40 am Central
8:00 am – 9:40 am Mountain
7:00 am – 8:40 am Pacific
Eugene J. Gibilaro | Blank Rome LLP
Eugene Gibilaro focuses his practice on tax controversy and transactions primarily in the areas of state and local income and franchise tax, sales and use tax, and unclaimed property. He defends audits and litigates U.S. state and local tax matters before judicial courts and administrative tribunals around the country.
He has published articles on state and local tax topics for TEI Magazine, State Tax Notes, Law360, and the Journal of State Taxation. He also frequently delivers lectures on state and local tax issues and has spoken at the Annual Ohio Business Tax Conference, the Michigan Tax Conference, NYU Institute of State and Local Taxation and before numerous organizations, including New York University’s School of Professional Studies Tax Conferences in July; the Council On State Taxation; and the New Jersey Society of Enrolled Agents.
Prior to joining Blank Rome, Eugene was an attorney at a leading Am Law 100 firm focusing on tax controversy and also worked at one of the big four accounting firms, where he advised private equity and corporate clients on state and local income, sales and use, property and employment tax, and unclaimed property aspects of mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries.
During law school, he served as a senior editor of the New York Law School Law Review and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Chief Judge Arthur Gonzalez of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York.
Joshua M. Sivin | Blank Rome LLP
Josh Sivin is an experienced tax litigator appearing before tax appeals tribunals and in state and federal trial and appellate courts. Josh is well versed in business and excise tax matters as well as real property tax matters, including cases involving New York City’s general corporation tax, unincorporated business tax, commercial rent tax, and real property transfer tax.
Recently serving as senior counsel with the New York City Law Department, Josh advised New York City and its agencies on a variety of tax matters, including sales tax, fringe benefits, and withholding and reporting requirements. Prior to this role, he served in private practice representing a broad range of clients in commercial disputes, including at a leading Am Law 100 firm.
I. State and local income and sales tax nexus rules | 10:00am – 10:30am
II. State and local income tax withholding requirements | 10:30am – 11:00am
Break | 11:00am – 11:10am
III. Recent legislative and case law developments impacting businesses with a mobile workforce | 11:10am – 11:40am