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POLITICO Talks to Leighanne Scott About New SALT Practice

September 11, 2019, POLITICO Morning Tax

Good news for those looking for a growing state and local tax practice — you’ve probably got a fair number of options.

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But Leighanne Scott, the head of Caplin & Drysdale’s new SALT practice, added that she expected state audit activity to ramp up as well, in no small part because of the large number of changes caused by the tax law. “Each day I get a question on audit defense,” Scott told Morning Tax, noting that there was an uptick in audit activity after the economic decline last decade.

“The conformity issue — once you’ve worked through that, it’s going to be pretty clear how to respond to those changes,” Scott added. “But long-term, you can certainly expect audit activity to be high.”

For the full article, please visit POLITICO’s website.


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