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Richard Jones

Rich is the leader of the Tax Group at Sullivan & Worcester. He concentrates on state tax litigation and transactional planning involving corporate, franchise, personal income, and sales/use tax matters. He has broad experience before the Appellate Tax Board, the Supreme Judicial Court, various state Departments of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service on a range of issues, including corporate nexus, domicile, apportionment, step transaction, and unitary reporting. Rich formerly taught State and Local Taxation at Northeastern University, Graduate School of Professional Accounting and frequently writes and speaks at seminars on state tax topics. He recently served as co-chair of the Boston Bar Association's Tax Section and its State Tax Committee.
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On NH v. Mass. Remote Tax Case – Should SCOTUS Pass or Play? Reactions to the SG’s Brief

Posted by Richard Jones on May 28, 2021 2:27:34 PM

The Solicitor General has weighed in on New Hampshire's attempt to get #SCOTUS to strike down Massachusetts' temporary tax rules for remote workers. On the threshold question of whether the Court should take the case, the Solicitor General advises against.  A few comments and reactions to the SG’s brief:

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Topics: statetax, supremecourt, remotework

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Irina Pisareva

Irina Pisareva is Tax Partner in Sullivan's New York office. She specializes in tax structuring of cross-border debt and equity transactions, alternative investment funds and investment management companies, international taxation of securities and private capital.

Before joining Sullivan, Irina was a partner at EY where she served as a lead international tax service partner for private equity, credit and multi-strategy asset management firms with $2bln to $300+ bill AUM. In addition to her structuring and transactional practice, Irina developed programs to reduce organizational tax risk and optimize global effective tax rate for companies and family offices.

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