The August 2013 issue of The Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives featured an article authored by Bennett Thrasher’ Peter Stathopoulos’, “State Taxation of Remote Sellers: Has the Physical Presence Nexus Test Been Rendered Obsolete?” In the article, Stathopoulos discusses what will happen should the Marketplace Fairness legislation fail to be enacted.
Atlanta and the Southeast have seen significant expansion of commercial and residential construction over the past year. These construction projects are a very positive sign that we, as a community, are recovering from the recent recession. This means new jobs, innovation and expansion of businesses into our area.
On July 12, 2013, Creditcards.com turned to Bennett Thrasher Partner Peter Stathopoulos for insight into what the Marketplace Fairness Act means for small businesses in the article, “Internet Tax Law Could Create Challenges for Small Businesses.” The bill would give states the authority to require out-of-state retailers to collect and remit sales taxes to a customer’s local and state government.
Many states have adopted Film, Television and Digital Entertainment tax credit incentive programs to encourage companies in the entertainment industry to conduct business in their jurisdictions.
Bennett Thrasher’s Peter Stathopoulos, Shareholder, authored the article “Rise of State Tax Tribunals,” published in Accounting Today. As state and local tax compliance becomes increasingly complex, states are becoming more and more aggressive in their attempts to collect revenues, rendering existing mechanisms for resolving state tax disputes unworkable.
Bennett Thrasher shareholder Peter Stathopoulos was quoted in the article “New Georgia Tax Court Set to Launch Jan. 1,” published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on Dec. 7, 2012. Starting Jan. 1, 2013, the state law establishing a new court specializing in tax litigation will take effect.
Bennett Thrasher Shareholder Peter Stathopoulos authored the Viewpoint article “What New E-Commerce Developments Mean,” that appeared in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on Nov. 23, 2012.