Pillsbury SALT partner Carley Roberts will be presenting at California Taxpayers Association’s 97th Annual Meeting on March 23.
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TEI 73rd Midyear Conference
Pillsbury SALT attorney Aruna Chittiappa will be presenting at TEI’s 73rd Midyear Conference on March 21.
COST’s 52nd Annual Meeting and Webinar
Pillsbury SALT partner Carley Roberts will present during COST’s 52nd Annual Meeting on October 19 in Las Vegas, NV.
COST’s 2021 State Transaction Tax Webinar
Pillsbury SALT partner Jeffrey Vesely will present during COST’s State Transaction Tax Webinar on July 15. Continue Reading ›
Maryland Court of Appeals Rejects First Amendment Challenge to Local Tax on Outdoor Advertising Services
On February 15, 2021, the Maryland Court of Appeals issued a decision in Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc. v. Director, Department of Finance of Baltimore City, Case No. 24-C-18-001778 (Md. 2021), upholding the constitutionality of a local ordinance that imposes an annual excise tax on businesses selling advertising space on off-site billboards. The tax in question applies only to businesses that own or control off-site billboards in the City of Baltimore i.e., billboards that are not located on the premises where the goods or services being advertised are offered for sale. Continue Reading ›
Maryland Becomes First U.S. State to Enact Controversial Digital Advertising Tax to Immediate Challenge
On February 12, 2021, Maryland legislators voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s (R) veto of H.B. 732, making Maryland the first state in the nation to impose a digital advertising tax. While Maryland’s enactment of the bill is a first, other states have impending digital advertising tax bills, such as New York, Connecticut, Indiana, Nebraska, Washington, Montana and Massachusetts. Maryland’s digital advertising tax, which becomes effective March 14, 2021 (30 days after the Governor’s veto), has been preemptively challenged in U.S. District Court. Continue Reading ›