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- 05/22/15--07:17: New Tax Amnesty Opportunity for Indiana Business Taxpayers
- 05/29/15--12:25: Indiana Tax Amnesty Program to Start in September
- 06/09/15--05:47: Sales Tax Class Actions Raise Red Flags For Retailers
On March 3, 2015, the Supreme Court decided Direct Mktg. Ass’n. v. Brohl, No. 13-1032, holding that the Tax Injunction Act (TIA), which provides that federal district courts “shall not enjoin, suspend or restrain the assessment, levy or collection of any tax under State law,” 28 U.S.C. §1341, does not bar a suit to enjoin […]
On March 4, 2015, the United States Supreme Court decided Alabama Department of Revenue v. CSX Transportation, Inc., No. 13-553, holding that a rail carrier can prove discrimination under the Railroad Revitalization and Regulation Reform Act (4-R Act), 49 U.S.C. § 11501(b)(4), which forbids states from imposing taxes that “discriminate against a rail carrier,” by showing […]
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On May 7, 2015, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law P.L. 213, which establishes a tax amnesty program that might give business taxpayers with concerns about Indiana tax reporting a great opportunity to settle any outstanding or potentially outstanding tax liabilities with the Indiana Department of Revenue (Department). This is Indiana’s first tax amnesty […]
In a recent post, we explained Indiana’s new tax amnesty program. We have now just learned that the Indiana Department of Revenue (Department) may soon be announcing that the eight-week tax amnesty program will start in mid-September 2015. The Department will be publishing emergency regulations soon to provide details on the amnesty program. The Department […]
The following post was originally published by Law360 on May 7, 2015. Since this post’s original publication, additional lawsuits relating to sales tax collection practices, discounts, and “instant rebates” have been filed in California and elsewhere. A slew of recent class actions have retailers and other businesses that accept or issue coupons double-checking their sales tax collection […]
Electricity used by Qdoba Mexican Restaurants to keep food warm before final preparation and sale was found exempt from sales tax by the Indiana Tax Court. On June 23, 2015, the Indiana Tax Court in Aztec Partners, LLC v. Indiana Department of State Revenue granted the refund claims filed by Aztec Partners, LLC, which operates […]
In Orbitz LLC v. Indiana Department of State Revenue (Dec. 20, 206), the Indiana Tax Court characterized the key issue as “whether the Department erred in issuing sales and innkeeper’s tax assessments against Orbitz based on the retail rather than the wholesale rate of Indiana hotel rooms.” (The Court did not reach Taxpayer’s claims regarding […]
In Merchandise Warehouse Co., Inc. v. Indiana Department of State Revenue (Jan. 11, 2017), the Indiana Tax Court rejected a Taxpayer’s request for a sales tax exemption for certain freezer equipment and the electricity used to power the equipment. Taxpayer operated a food storage warehouse. Food manufacturers delivered their products to Taxpayer packaged and on […]
In Schilli Leasing, Inc. v. Indiana Dep’t of State Rev., Cause No. 49T10-1306-TA-00054 (Aug. 31, 2017), the Indiana Tax Court denied the public transportation exemption from sales and use tax for purchases of a truck leasing company. The Leasing Company acquired vehicles which it then leased to third-parties, including four related companies – including three […]
On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court decided South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., No. 17-494, holding that states can require out-of-state sellers to collect and remit sales tax on goods shipped to the state, even if the seller has no physical presence in the state. In so holding, the Court overruled its prior […]