Bill Nelson Presents on Key Issues for Manufacturing at the N.C. Chamber’s Annual Tax Conference

Raleigh, N.C. – Smith Anderson Partner Bill Nelson gave a presentation on “Key Issues for Manufacturing - Single Sales Factor and Franchise Tax Reform" at the North Carolina Chamber's Annual Tax Conference in Charlotte on November 13, 2014. The presentation discussed policy issues raised by single sales factor apportionment and issues the General Assembly would have to consider in crafting single sales factor legislation. The talk also discussed ways in which North Carolina’s franchise tax could be simplified. For more information on the North Carolina Chamber Tax Conference, please visit the Chamber’s website.

About Bill Nelson
Bill is the Chair of the North Carolina Chamber’s Tax Committee and is the author of the Guidebook to North Carolina Taxes published by CCH ( His practice includes tax planning for corporate acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations, and divestitures; forming and advising joint ventures and private equity funds; providing tax and business law advice to limited partnerships and limited liability companies; and representing domestic and foreign taxpayers on international tax matters. He also represents taxpayers before federal, state and local tax authorities in tax controversies and has been active in a number of state tax and business law legislative reform efforts.

About Smith Anderson
Since our founding in 1912, Smith Anderson has grown to more than 120 attorneys and is the largest law firm headquartered in North Carolina’s Research Triangle area. We serve clients ranging in size from large public companies to emerging growth businesses, providing a full range of legal services to assist our clients in accomplishing their goals. The knowledge and experience of our attorneys makes us well-positioned to handle the litigation and business matters that our clients face. For more information, please visit


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