State Income and Franchise Tax Services
State income and franchise tax strategies to support your business goals
Income and franchise taxes can be a significant portion of the overall SALT exposure for companies doing business in multiple states. Each state has its own rules, unique compliance challenges and planning opportunities. Our experienced SALT team works with you to resolve your income and franchise tax concerns. Services include:
- State and local tax evaluation
- Due diligence
- Reverse income tax audit
- Multistate tax return reviews
- Multistate credits and incentives
- Audit defense and appeals
- Individual income tax planning
- Nexus evaluation and voluntary disclosure agreements
Learn more about RSM’s collaborative approach to income and franchise taxes.
Recently, the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals issued a decision addressing the situsing of sales under the state’s Commercial Activity Tax (CAT). In Greenscapes Home and Garden Products, Inc. v. Testa, the board found that an “ultimate destination” test is the key inquiry in determining whether sales of tangible personal property should be sitused to the state.
Comptroller policy letter ruling addresses credit loss under late-filed reports and claiming a credit when a member leaves a combined group.
In what Mayor Ed Murray has called a “new formula for fairness” and a challenge to the state’s “antiquated and unsustainable tax structure,” Seattle recently became the first local jurisdiction in Washington state to pass an income tax when it was approved by city council and signed by the mayor in mid-July.