Kilpatrick Townsend

Kaestner Trust - Three Key Takeaways Regarding State and Local Taxable Income

On June 21, 2019 the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion for North Carolina Department of Revenue v. Kimberly Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust. Not surprisingly, based on how oral argument went, the Court ruled that the Due Process Clause bars a state from taxing undistributed trust income when a trust’s sole connection to the state is the presence of in-state beneficiaries. Please see our State and Local Blog for further details on this alert