State & Local Tax (SALT)

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We have significant experience handling all aspects of state and local tax matters across the various tax regimes imposed by the states, their political subdivisions, and U.S. territories. Our team is well versed in multijurisdictional tax planning and transactional matters, including advising on avoiding the issues most likely to arise in post-closing indemnity claims. 

We have experience handling all aspects of tax controversy, commencing with audit defense, informal resolutions, administrative hearings, protests, and litigation and appeals.

Our experience includes, but is not limited to:

  • Nexus Assessments, P.L. 86-272 Challenges
  • Apportionment and Sourcing for All Forms of Business Entities
  • Sales and Use Taxes on Emerging Technologies
  • Transfer Pricing Challenges
  • Tax Opinions for Tax Insurance
  • Complex Audit Management
  • Insurance and Financial Institution Taxes
  • All State Tax Controversy – administrative protests, trials, and appeals
  • Legislative and regulatory policy developments
  • Tax Credits & Incentives
  • Unclaimed Property Audits and Voluntary Disclosures
  • Individual Income Tax Residency Audits
  • Employment Tax and Withholding Audits 
  • Real and Personal Property Taxation, including real estate transfer taxes

We have represented multinational companies from the Fortune 10 to the Fortune 1,000, U.S. affiliates of foreign-parent organizations, private equity funds, closely held companies, institutional foundations, and trade associations.

Our geographically diverse SALT team includes a licensed Certified Public Accountant, national SALT advisory board members, former in-house state tax counsel, and a former judicial law clerk.  Our SALT lawyers leverage their decades of experience and strong government relationships to achieve the best outcome for our clients.