November 16, 2022

NYU SPS Division of Programs in Business Annual Institute on State and Local Taxation Returns In-Person December 12-13

Sessions Cover State Taxation of Digital Services and Products, Notable Developments Affecting Multistate Taxation of PTEs, Ethical Challenges as Pandemic Life Becomes the "New Normal," and Other Topics

NEW YORK, November 16, 2022 The NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) Division of Programs in Business hosts the 41st Annual Institute of State and Local Taxation in-person at the Westin New York at Times Square in New York City on December 12-13. Virtual registration options are also available. The 41st Institute co-chairs are: Jeffrey A. Friedman, Esq., partner, Eversheds Sutherland US, and J. William McArthur, Esq., former VP planning, TE Connectivity.

The event is designed for the practitioner who must frequently anticipate and handle state and local tax matters. The Institute addresses all major areas of state and local taxation and attracts attorneys, accountants, state tax officials, tax directors, tax managers, and anyone seeking expert discussion of the latest in state tax developments.

The Institute provides a lively setting to meet practitioners from around the country. It’s an opportunity to share ideas, exchange views, learn what others are doing, and obtain credit for continuing education.

Some of this year's sessions and experts include:

State Tax Issues Associated with a Dispersed Workforce

  • Eugene J. Gibilaro, Esq., Of Counsel, Blank Rome
  • Jamie C. Yesnowitz, Esq., Principal, Grant Thornton
  • Edward A. Zelinsky, Esq., Morris and Annie Trachman Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

State Taxation of Digital Services and Products

  • Carolynn S. Kranz, Esq., Managing Member, Industry Sales Tax Solutions
  • Gilbert Brewer, Esq., Senior Assistant Director of Tax Policy, Washington State Department of Revenue
  • Michael Kelley, Esq., State Tax Counsel, Microsoft
  • Lindsay LaCava, Esq., Partner, Baker McKenzie

Handling an MTC Audit and Some of the Hot Issues the MTC is Generating

  • Shirley K. Sicilian, Esq., National Director of State and Local Tax Controversy, KPMG
  • Holly Coon, Director, Joint Audit Program, Multistate Tax Commission
  • Joe Garrett, Esq., Managing Director, Multistate Tax Group, Deloitte
  • Alysse McLoughlin, Esq., Partner, Jones Walker

Scrutiny of Intercompany Transaction

  • Mitchell A. Newmark, Esq., Partner, Blank Rome
  • Michael J. Bryan, CPA, Deputy Director, Audit Activity, New Jersey Division of Taxation
  • Sherri H. York, CPA, Partner, RSM US

On December 12, Jeffrey A. Friedman, Esq., partner, Eversheds Sutherland US, and Richard D. Pomp, Esq., professor of law, University of Connecticut, will deliver this year's NYU Paul H. Frankel Memorial Post-Luncheon Address, where June S. Hass, Esq. will receive the annual Paul H. Frankel Award for Outstanding Achievement in State and Local Taxation.

Please see the full program agenda and register here.

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

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About the NYU SPS Department of Finance and Taxation Program
The NYU SPS Department of Finance and Taxation Program has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in New York. The NYU School of Professional Studies Department of Finance and Taxation Program is 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.

NYU School of Professional Studies
For more than 87 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education 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 22 graduate degrees, 13 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and degree completion students, four associate degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.

Home to some of the largest and most prestigious industry conferences in the world, including the NYU SPS Institute on Federal Taxation, 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 NYU SPS, 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 39,000 NYU SPS alumni who live, work, and contribute to innovation in industries around the world. To learn more about NYU SPS, visit

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