Matt Hunsaker provides the full spectrum of state and local tax services to clients throughout the United States. He has nationally recognized expertise in the technology and energy sectors and frequently speaks and writes on issues affecting these industries.
Matt advises clients on complicated and ever evolving issues affecting businesses engaged in multistate commerce. These issues include nexus, apportionment, and unitary combination. He also has significant experience with state taxation of both inbound and outbound international transactions.
State and local jurisdictions impose a variety of taxes, including income, franchise, sales and use, property, and excise taxes. Matt has extensive experience with all of these tax types and understands the nuances in how different states approach these taxes. He also has broad experience handling multistate unclaimed property audits and litigation.
Matt's controversy services cover the entire lifecycle of a case, from audit and administrative hearings through litigation and appeals. He also provides multistate planning, advance letter ruling, transactional, legislative, and incentives negotiation services.
Matt regularly publishes a column in State Tax Notes—Silicon SALT—that is dedicated to addressing cutting-edge state tax issues affecting taxpayers in the technology sector.
Matt is a member of the firm's oil and gas M&A team.
Before joining Baker Botts, Matt served for two years as attorney advisor to the Honorable Stephen J. Swift of the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C. Matt also provided tax services for several years with a public accounting firm.