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Let’s Talk About Tax

Let’s Talk About Tax

Let’s Talk About Tax brings together the thoughts, experiences and lessons from Fredrikson & Byron’s tax planning and litigation attorneys. We will provide comments, questions, intriguing observations and analyses on diverse tax matters of interest. Our topics range from federal and multistate income tax, sales and use taxes, and various excise taxes to foreign income taxes, tax treaty matters, and business license issues. We will also cover procedural and litigation matters at both the federal and state level. No tax subject is out of bounds. We look forward to engaging with our readers to get your input, reactions, experiences and ideas.


The Art of Racing in the Rain

June 10, 2021

The story can apply directly to issues currently facing Minnesota taxpayers. Said directly, we will have “unpredictable elements” in life. And, while those elements can be insurmountable when surfacing on their own schedule, we can have a positive impact when exercising deliberate foresight.

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If I Spend Six Months and a Day in Another State, Can I Save Minnesota State Income Tax?

June 3, 2021

Minnesotans are wondering: could or should they change their residency to achieve income tax savings?

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Diamonds are Forever, But I Have a Theory that Roger Moore’s James Bond Killed the Three-Martini Lunch

May 27, 2021

Could the latest amendment to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 mark the return of the “three martini lunch”? Maybe, at least through 2022.

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Can you electronically sign IRS Forms?

May 19, 2021

To alleviate burdens on taxpayers and their representatives, the IRS allowed temporary use of electronic signatures for a limited number of tax forms.

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Tax Issues in Mergers & Acquisitions—A Roadmap

May 12, 2021

The process that organizations go through during the preparation, deal, and integration phases of an M&A transaction are fraught with tax issues. Learn how Fredrikson & Byron can help.

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