Lobbying Representative Matters #2

  • Nielsen Merksamer has unparalleled experience in tax policy matters and has represented several significant business coalitions including the California Business Defense, California Unitary Tax Council and Business for Economic Growth in California in their legislative efforts.  Successes include the establishment of a $1.6 billion California motion picture production tax credit program, reinstatement of the small business qualified stock (QSBS) income exclusion, Employment Taxpayers Bill of Rights, independent judicial review of assessment appeals, single sales factor apportionment and manufacturer’s investment credit extension for software manufacturers.  The firm has also successfully stopped legislation that would have increased taxes for a wide variety of businesses in California.