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Parker Poe's SALT Team Analyzes Multistate Tax Compact Litigation in State Tax Notes

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  • February 16, 2015

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Kay Hobart and Ray Stevens, partners with Parker Poe’s State and Local Tax (SALT) practice, have published another article in State Tax Notes as part of their regular column, SALT Solutions.TM

Their most recent article, The Broader Implications of Gillette: Razor or Bludgeon, analyzes the litigation regarding the Multistate Tax Compact currently pending in a variety of states.  It examines the Compacts Clause, the Contracts Clause and the Supremacy Clause and offers insights on the broader implications of this litigation on all interstate compacts.  To read the article, click here.

Previous SALT SolutionsTM articles have included:

  • Through the Looking Glass: ‘Tax Reform’ in the Tar Heel State, the first of a two-part series. To read the first part, click here.
  • Tax Reform in the Tar Heel State: Which Way From Here?  To read the second part of the series, click here.
  • Does Maryland Have Another Kraft Problem?, which examines a particular problem for corporations filing in Maryland, a state that limits the deduction for interest from federal obligations. To read this article, click here.

Hobart and Stevens practice in all areas of state and local taxation, with an emphasis on tax controversies. Together they have more than 50 years of experience in tax litigation, audit defense and appeals. Their practice is national in scope and they are both admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court. 

Ms. Hobart is a frequent speaker at national seminars on taxation including Georgetown University’s Law Center’s Advanced State and Local Tax Institute. She previously served as North Carolina’s chief tax litigator as Special Deputy Attorney General has been honored as the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Excellence and Outstanding State Government Service.

Mr. Stevens is also a frequent speaker on SALT topics including Vanderbilt University’s Paul J. Hartman State and Local Tax Forum. He has served as a judge for the South Carolina Administrative Law Court, the director of the South Carolina Department of Revenue, and as South Carolina’s chief tax litigator as Chief Deputy Attorney General.

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Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has approximately 200 lawyers in five offices located in major markets across North Carolina and South Carolina. The firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters.