Matt Hedstrom is a partner at Alston & Bird and he is based in the New York office. He focuses his practice on state and local tax planning and controversy and addresses clients’ multistate tax issues, including state income tax apportionment, tax base, business/nonbusiness income determinations, telecommunications and sales/use tax nexus, sourcing and taxability issues. Matt also advises clients on the state and local tax implications of restructuring, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, in addition to unclaimed property matters, including multistate compliance, voluntary disclosure, planning, audit defense and legal options. He also has tax controversy experience at the audit, administrative and appeals level in several jurisdictions.
Matt has been published on a wide variety of state tax topics in different journals, including State Tax Notes and Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives. He regularly speaks on state and local tax matters and has spoken at events hosted by Council On State Taxation (COST), the Tax Executives Institute (TEI), New York University’s Summer Institute in State and Local Taxation, Bloomberg BNA, and Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO). Matt is a member and on the executive board of the State and Local Tax Committee of the American Bar Association’s Tax Section.
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
This Portfolio focuses on unclaimed property law and provides an overview of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform Laws' (NCCUSL) Uniform Unclaimed Property Acts.