Reed Smith’s state and local tax practice is comprised of more than 30 lawyers across seven offices nationwide. The practice focuses on state and local audit defense and refund appeals (from the administrative level through the appellate courts), as well as planning and transactional matters involving income, franchise, unclaimed property, sales and use, and property tax issues.

Reed Smith’s Massachusetts tax practice is built on more than 15 years of experience in Massachusetts state tax planning and controversy matters—focusing on corporate excise and sales and use taxes. The Massachusetts tax team writes and speaks frequently on tax issues and handles significant Massachusetts tax appeals for some of the nation’s largest companies. For more information, visit

Our blog will draw upon our resources and experience to help you stay current. We will keep you informed of the latest sales and use tax and corporate excise tax developments as they emerge from Boston. Our blog will also provide commentary and analysis from Reed Smith’s team of Massachusetts’ tax authorities, who will give insights into what tax developments could mean for you or your client.