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Tax Notes Opinions

Tax Notes editors, contributors, and other great minds weigh in on pressing issues in the world of tax. We are passionate about tax – and we’re not afraid to share our thoughts.

Tax Notes legal reporter Jennifer McLoughlin interviews Richard Cram, director of the Multistate Tax Commission’s National Nexus Program, on the state of the sales tax landscape two years after the Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. McLoughlin moderates a discussion between Bradley Scott, finance director of the jewelry component wholesaler Halstead Bead Inc., and Scott Peterson, vice president of U.S. tax policy and government relations at Avalara Inc.


Roxanne Bland interviews Nicki N. Howard, senior tax counsel for CSX Transportation Inc.; Tax Notes published an article that addressed why women leave the tax profession, but there is more to say about why women remain — this is Howard’s story.


Marie Sapirie argues that any legislative movement on the charitable deduction prompted by the coronavirus crisis will be difficult given the fiscal outlook, but that it should be possible to make reasonable, non-temporary changes that strengthen the incentive across all income levels.