State and Local Articles

Maryland’s Ad-tax: Going Fishing for Revenue?

Maryland’s digital advertising tax is nuanced and evolving, which means its impact on taxpayers is evolving as well. This tax is startling in its vagueness, resulting in controversy filled feedback to the state. By Alexander Korzhen and Stacey Roberts Maryland’s...

Alaska Bellies Up to Sales Tax Bar

Alaska, one of the last holdouts, considers a statewide sales tax. By Judy Vorndran  A House Bill in Alaska (H.B. 3006) would see the state impose a 2% state sales and use tax. Introduced in August 2021, the bill would also authorize...

COST’s Role in the Tax Conversation, a Discussion With Nikki Dobay

COST’s Role in the Tax Conversation, a Discussion With Nikki DobayHosts & Guests Judy Vorndran Meredith Smith Nikki Dobay Council of State Taxation (COST) TranscriptQuestions asked and answered in this Episode: How did Nikki shift from public...

Understanding Tax Sales With Scott Peterson

Understanding Tax Sales With Scott PetersonHosts & Guests Judy Vorndran Meredith Smith Scott Peterson, U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations at Avalara TranscriptQuestions asked and answered in this Episode: What has your career been like in...