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COVID-19 Telecommuting: State Guidance on Business Tax Nexus Is Inconsistent and Incomplete

Millions of Americans are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic—and many are expected to carry on this lifestyle after the virus is under control.1 Some will even relocate to other states to be closer to family, access more affordable housing, or improve their quality of life in other ways.2 A… Read more »

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State Tax Updates in 2021

After 2020 brought about fewer tax changes due to shortened legislative sessions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, several states implemented significant updates to their tax codes this year. As highlighted in the Tax Foundation’s article, “State Tax Changes Effective January 1, 2021,” many of those changes were born out of laws… Read more »

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Going Virtual, Going Well

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations have been forced to go virtual with their events, and TEI was—and still is—one of them. Surely, moving to an all-digital format comes with complications, but if event organizers did their homework, they proved they could pivot and put on successful shows… Read more »

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Choosing a Path Forward in a Changed World

It has been a year since COVID-19 changed our everyday lives in ways we never could have predicted. As the vaccination effort intensifies and leads us to our “new normal,” much is still uncertain. Although the nation understandably still focuses on the effects of the pandemic, we should not ignore… Read more »

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Acknowledgments

TEI gratefully acknowledges the support of the following firms that sponsored TEI’s Virtual Annual Conference. Their financial support enables TEI to maintain a rich program of value-added education, networking, and advocacy activities for the in-house tax community. Exclusive Affinity Partner Thomson Reuters Platinum ADP Andersen Baker McKenzie Bloomberg Tax &… Read more »

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Emerging Leader: Allen Rider

Many Nissan owners wouldn’t trade their cars for any other brand. For Allen Rider, Nissan represents a lot more than just a great car: “I was attracted to work at Nissan for two reasons, the relocation of Nissan’s North American headquarters to Tennessee and its products. I grew up in… Read more »

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Beth Sosidka

When Beth Sosidka was working in public accounting, she saw firsthand how a team of tax professionals could help people and companies navigate complex laws. When she worked on strategic planning opportunities for many types of state taxes, she was hooked. “I love learning about the laws—how and why they… Read more »

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Advocacy Work Continues on US Federal, State and Local, Canadian, and International Tax Issues

TEI’s standing committees continue their excellent advocacy work across the globe. Copies of TEI’s submissions can be found at www.tei.org/advocacy. To get involved in TEI’s advocacy efforts, please reach out to our committee chairs or any member of TEI’s legal staff. Canadian Tax Liaison Meetings With Canada Revenue Agency and… Read more »

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Emerging Leader: Jodi Snedigar

Preparing tax returns can be time consuming. But check out how Jodi Snedigar got started in her tax career. After college graduation, Snedigar worked at an accounting firm in Springfield, Illinois. She had small children, and the partners had her work in the office, without her having to travel to… Read more »

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The 117th US Congress

As we look ahead to the swearing-in of new US President Joe Biden, Congress has undergone its own changes—more than 60 new members as of this writing. Although the new presidential administration promises overhauls of the business and tax landscapes, it will be largely up to the 117th Congress to… Read more »

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