David Shipley represents clients in state tax controversies on audit, before administrative boards and in courts throughout the country. David also provides sophisticated multistate tax advice regarding his client’s business operations and advises his clients on the state tax implications of corporate mergers and acquisitions. David has extensive experience in the areas of state corporate income, franchise, sales and use, personal income and realty transfer taxes. He also provides advice to clients regarding tax incentives, unclaimed property and unemployment compensation issues.
David is a frequent national speaker on multistate tax topics for many organizations, including the Council on State Taxation, the New York University Institute on State and Local Taxation, the Institute of Professionals in Taxation, the Tax Executives Institute, the Practicing Law Institute, the Georgetown Advanced State and Local Tax Institute, the Wall Street Tax Association – State and Local Tax Committee, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Additionally, David has published state tax articles in State Tax Notes, the American Bar Association’s The State and Local Tax Lawyer and CCH’s State Tax Review and he is frequently contacted by news organizations to comment on state tax issues.