Live Stream: TN State Tax Update with Brett Carter

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This year has been another year of change in Tennessee taxes with the Tennessee Department of Revenue implementing new on line filing software, passage of several new tax provisions applicable to Tennessee's various taxes, new rulings, litigation and rule making proceedings on important tax issues.  Tennessee CPAs need to stay abreast of these changes while also revisiting some of the foundational provisions of Tennessee's tax code.  This session, hosted by Brett Carter from Carter Shelton, PLC will delve into all things Tennessee tax as Carter shares his experience on advanced topics in Tennessee tax law involving all Tennessee's major taxes, including the sames tax, business tax, franchise and excise tax litigation, the implementation of remote seller sales tax registration developments in the apportionment of new earnings and new worth for multi-state taxpayers, annualization of estimated payments and much more.  It's an update that no Tennessee CPA should miss. 


Number of Credits Type of Credits
6.75 CLE
8 Tax




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Brett Carter

Brett Carter is the Vice Chair of the State and Local Tax Practice Group and a partner in the Nashville, Tennessee office of the multistate law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP ( Brett represents taxpayers before the Tennessee Department of Revenue and local taxing authorities as well as the Chancery and Appellate courts of Tennessee, focusing on all Tennessee taxes, including Tennessee sales and use tax, franchise and excise tax, property tax and business tax.

Brett also assists taxpayers with tax planning related to Tennessee and multistate tax matters. Mr. Carter has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, lease/financing transactions, Nexus, Tennessee tax exemptions, and voluntary disclosure agreements. Mr. Carter also assists taxpayers in structuring and negotiating state tax incentives and has prepared Tennessee tax opinions for asset-backed securitization transactions. Brett represents clients in numerous industries, including technology, manufacturing, financial services, transportation, entertainment, hospitality, healthcare, insurance, retail, construction and restaurant.

He is a frequent lecturer on Tennessee and multistate tax matters for national organizations such as COST, IPT and various state and local tax institutes. Brett is also a contributing author to the ABA Property Tax Deskbook (Tennessee), State Tax Notes, and the Journal of Multistate Taxation. Brett is a member of the Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations, the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, the American Bar Association Tax Section, and the Independent SALT Alliance.

He received his B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Tennessee, his law degree (with honors) from the University of Memphis, and his LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. Brett clerked for Chief Judge Mary Ann Cohen on the United States Tax Court and is a Major in the Tennessee Army National Guard having served a tour of duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom III and earning a Bronze Star for his work with the Regiment’s detainee operations program in Iraq. Brett was also the Democratic Nominee for the 6th Congressional District Seat of Tennessee in 2010.

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