State & Local

Broad Experience, Local Expertise

There are over 9,000 state and local jurisdictions that impose taxes on businesses, and their rules are in constant flux. Keeping abreast of them is a major challenge, yet failing to do so can significantly affect your cash flow and ability to compete. Local enforcement activities have also increased dramatically, adding to the complexity of conducting a multistate business. As you expand your operational footprint, state and local taxes are increasingly important.

With one of the largest multistate tax practices in the West, we have the resources to tackle your most vexing state and local tax issues. We also have local, on-the-ground expertise across the nation to understand the nuances of compliance in the states where you do business. In addition to offering in-depth knowledge, our agile, industry-oriented teams provide personalized service to each and every client.

We can help you proactively plan for and address your state and local tax responsibilities throughout your business life cycle. Our goal is to help you not just stay in compliance and reduce your tax burden but also to look for key financial opportunities in the process.

Our nationally recognized practitioners offer a wide range of solutions, including:


Seattle City Council passes legislation that imposes a 2.25% income tax on select residents and certain trusts. Learn if it applies to you.

The California Competes Tax Credit program enters its final fiscal year. Here’s what applicants need to know about the competitive process.

New legislation removes many powers currently held by the California State Board of Equalization and transfer them to two new departments.

Colorado increased its use tax reporting requirements for purchasers and remote sellers. Companies should prepare for the law’s far-reaching consequences.

Oregon’s enterprise zones cover most of its cities, so odds are your business is operating or has plans to expand within one. Depending on what you do, you may qualify to offset property tax, corporate excise tax, or personal income tax.

Legislation in Tennessee sets new standards and market-based sourcing for out-of-state businesses. Find out if your company faces new taxes.

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