Charlotte, NC – Parker Poe is pleased to announce that Ray Stevens, Partner in Parker Poe’s Columbia, South Carolina office, was awarded the inaugural Bloomberg BNA State Tax Author of the Year Award at a recent ceremony in New York City. The award was presented to Mr. Stevens for his work on the South Carolina Corporate Income Tax Portfolio.
Ray Stevens advises clients in all phases of state and local tax (SALT) including tax planning, tax controversy, alcohol beverage control and tax incentives for economic development.
Mr. Stevens also has significant experience in tax litigation. He originated and successfully argued the theory of law taxing royalty income from intangibles in Geoffrey v. South Carolina Department of Revenue, a theory of law now simply known in SALT matters as a “Geoffrey issue.” Additionally, Mr. Stevens successfully briefed and argued Spencer v. South Carolina Tax Com’n before the United States Supreme Court.
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