In a major change in New York’s law on statutory residency, in a June 30 ruling in Obus v. New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal, the New York State Appellate Division, Third Department, held that a vacation home of a New Jersey resident more than 200 miles from the place where he worked was not a permanent place of abode that would make him subject to New York tax as a resident. Led by attorney Glenn Newman, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP represented the petitioner, longtime client Nelson Obus.

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