With over 80,000 state and local tax (SALT) jurisdictions nationwide, understanding the meticulous nature of state and local taxes can be a challenge for most businesses, especially those who operate across multiple states.

It is important to understand how your business operations impact your liability with both state and local taxes. Whether your business is expanding into additional states, working with remote employees or selling products digitally, staying on top of the complexities associated with these taxes requires constant attention and significant resources. At BSSF, our SALT team provides a wide range of multistate tax services to assist companies through the complex network of state and local taxes. Our SALT team can help you with proactive advice, as well as help navigate the constantly changing state and local laws and regulations. Our expertise with state and local tax matters allows us to better serve our clients and collaborate with our partners.

Who Do We Provide State and Local Services To?

At BSSF, our professional SALT consultants can support both for-profit and nonprofit organizations in any state specializing in various taxes, including sales and use, corporate net income and multi-state tax issues. We work with organizations from any industry but have assisted industries with a variety of SALT needs including medical, construction, nonprofits, manufacturing, transportation and craft beverage industries. Our professionals combine industry-specific knowledge and technical expertise to implement state and local tax strategies for organizations of all sizes and within all industries.

What State and Local Tax Services Do We Provide?

Audit Representation

So that you can concentrate on running your business, we can work directly with the Department of Revenue and provide support behind the scenes in determining strategic documentation processes and responses.

Refund Representation

We will work with you to reclaim money from overpaid state and local taxes.

Mergers and Acquisitions

We can help to determine state and local tax exposure during a potential merger or acquisition.

Conflict Resolution with the Department of Revenue

We can provide support with administrative items such as establishing payment terms or plan with the Department of Revenue.

Taxability Studies

We will review what your business is selling and how products or services are categorized for tax purposes. We can also assist in determining which products are taxable or considered tangible personal property and who the ultimate end user would be for tax determination purposes.

Nexus Study

At BSSF, we assess your business’ current, historical and expected multi-state activities to determine state and local tax jurisdictions in which prior or prospective filings are appropriate. Based on this information, we work with our clients to enter voluntary disclosure programs and ensure proper tax filings.

Special Purpose Entities

In applicable situations, BSSF can assist in creating special purpose entities in order to take advantage of tax benefits.

Credit and Incentive Negotiation

If your business is expanding or moving to a new location, we will work to find credits within various states and localities in advance to ensure that there is room for negotiation.

Sales & Use and Abandoned & Unclaimed Property Process Reviews

We can provide guidance on what your business should be doing moving forward based sales tax refund opportunities or issues. We also provide business assistance in finding unclaimed paychecks and remitting money to the state.

Contact us to inquire about how we can help you with your state and local tax issues!