Join Peter Stathopoulos, leader of Bennett Thrasher’s Entertainment Practice, for a webinar as he digs into the nuts and bolts of Georgia’s new stand-alone post-production tax credit. The discussion also includes planning considerations and likely development of the program over the next few years, based on the history of the prior film tax credit.
Georgia has just enacted major income tax changes in response to the federal Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017 (“TCJA”). Governor Nathan Deal signed the legislation into law on March 2, 2018.
In a recent article published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bennett Thrasher partner Peter Stathopoulos, who leads the firm’s State and Local Tax practice, discusses the highly-sought after opportunity to land Amazon’s second headquarters, and how Georgia would be impacted if the company chooses metro Atlanta for HQ2.
In a recent article published in Retail Merchandiser, Bennett Thrasher partner Peter Stathopoulos discusses the bright-line physical presence test of sales tax nexus in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota and the Multistate Tax Commission’s (MTC) latest attempt to erode that U.S. Supreme Court decision with respect to taxing remote sellers.
In a recent article published in Accounting Today, Bennett Thrasher partner Peter Stathopoulos provides insight regarding how the success of Georgia’s Film Tax Credit inspired the state to create the Music Investment Act, which is designed to attract the music industry back to Georgia.
In a recent print edition of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Bennett Thrasher partner Peter Stathopoulos is featured for speaking at the publication’s Business of Film event, which focuses on the entertainment industry in Georgia.
Bennett Thrasher LLP, one of the top 100, full-service public accounting and consulting firms in the country, has named James Pickett, a 29-year veteran of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as Director of its new Tax Controversy Practice.
With some of the most dramatic changes in US taxation in over 30 years forthcoming, individuals
and businesses should take time to reassess their tax planning for 2017 and future years to
determine how they will be affected.
Peter Stathopoulos, head of Bennett Thrasher’s Entertainment Practice, will be speaking on December 7 at the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Best in Film” Event.
1. Merely Selling to Customers in Certain States Likely Results in a Sales Tax Issue
Businesses must have a “physical presence” (e.g., an employee) within a state before they are required to charge sales tax to in-state customers, according to a landmark 1992 U.S. Supreme Court case.
The Georgia Department of Revenue issued proposed film tax credit regulations on August 22, 2017. The regulations are open to comment until September 26, 2017.
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