December 9, 2019

NYU School of Professional Studies Division of Programs in Business to Host the 38th Institute on State and Local Taxation

Industry Experts Will Provide Insight on the the Wayfair Decision, Combination Reporting,  and the Impact of Technology on Taxation During the Two-Day Event at the Grand Hyatt New York

NEW YORK, December 9, 2019—The Finance, Law, and Taxation programs within the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) Division of Programs in Business will host the 38th Annual Institute on State and Local Taxation (SALT) on December 16-17, at the Grand Hyatt New York. Leading state and local taxation experts will provide high-level updates, practical advice, and in-depth analysis of the latest developments and current issues in all areas of state and local taxation.

The two-day Institute is intended for attorneys, accountants, state tax officials, tax directors, tax managers, and individuals who seek expert discussion on the latest technical, legislative, and planning developments. Attendees will learn practical solutions and gain valuable insights from authorities across the profession, while exploring the most pressing challenges and ethical dilemmas that are reshaping the industry. They also can obtain credit for continuing education.

Timely topics that will be covered through panel discussions on Day One include: Overview and Preview of Federal Constitutional Issues; Wayfair Writ Large: The Spread of Economic Nexus; Does Wayfair Affect P.L. 86-272?; Combined Reporting and the Resurgence of Worldwide Combination; TCJA as Applied by the States: The Good, the Bad, and the GILTI; Sales and Use Taxation Beyond Wayfair; and Don’t Get Caught in the Ethics Web – Maneuvering Around Sticky SALT Issues in a Technological World.

Each year during the luncheon portion of the Institute, NYUSPS acknowledges an individual who has contributed to the industry and to society at large. On December 16, the NYUSPS Paul H. Frankel Award for Outstanding Achievement in State and Local Taxation will be presented to J. William McArthur, Jr., Esq., former VP Tax Planning at TE Connectivity, in recognition of his unparalleled contributions in all areas of state and local taxation. The luncheon address will be delivered by Peter L. Faber, Esq., McDermott Will & Emery, and will focus on his experiences during his 55-year career as a tax attorney.

Day Two will include discussions on: Pass-Through Entities – Latest Developments Affecting State Taxation of Partnerships, LLCs, and their Owners; State Tax Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions; Tax Department of the Future: Technology in the Tax Function; Recent Developments in Allocation and Apportionment; and What’s Happening Everywhere Today [in SALT]?

For a complete Institute agenda, click here.

For more event information, contact Kathleen Costello at 212-992-3320 or email

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About the NYUSPS Division of Programs in Business Finance, Law, and Taxation Programs
The NYUSPS Finance, Law and Taxation Programs have been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. The NYUSPS Finance, Law and Taxation Programs are registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

About the NYU School of Professional Studies
For 85 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of non-degree courses and credentials.

NYUSPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing, including real estate, real estate development, and construction management; hospitality, tourism, travel, and event management; global affairs and global security, conflict, and cybercrime; global sport and sports business; publishing; marketing; public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human resource management and development, and human capital analytics and technology; management and systems; translation; and professional writing. It is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYUSPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.

Home to some of the largest and most prestigious industry conferences in the world, including the Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Capital Markets Conference, REIT Symposium, and National Symposium of Women in Real Estate; and the Jonathan M. Tisch Center’s International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, the School’s invaluable connections to industry leaders is a truly distinguishing factor in the education that it provides. Through career development services and resources provided by the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYUSPS, guest lecturers, site visits, participation in numerous conferences and events, and Global Field Intensives, students benefit from an NYU education that will set them apart. In addition, they have the opportunity to learn from and network with more than 27,000 NYUSPS alumni who live, work, and contribute to innovation in industry around the world.

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