Robert E. Weyman

Robert E. Weyman


Rob is counsel in the State Tax Group. Rob assists clients with income, sales, and gross receipts tax issues around the country. His practice includes state tax return position evaluation, audit defense, administrative appeals, and litigation.

Rob co-leads Reed Smith’s growing Massachusetts state tax practice, which represents taxpayers on a wide-range of Massachusetts income and sales tax issues at audit, through all administrative appeal levels, and at the Appellate Tax Board. Rob is also a member of the Associated Industries of Massachusetts Tax Committee.

Rob is a frequent writer and speaker on a wide range of state tax issues, and has presented at COST, TEI and other industry conferences. Rob co-authors Massachusetts SALT, Reed Smith’s Massachusetts state tax blog.

Rob serves on the Board of HIAS PA, an organization dedicated to providing legal and other services to local immigrants and their families to integrate them into the region and help them establish a permanent home in the United States.

Employment History

  • 2007 - Reed Smith

Notable Quotes

  • 20 April 2017 "Massachusetts DOR Says Company's Lease of Tablets to Restaurant is Subject to Tax" Tax Notes
  • 11 April 2017 "Software Support Tax Ruling Scaled Back in Pennsylvania" Bloomberg BNA
  • 11 April 2017 "Pennsylvania DOR Issues New Guidance on Taxing Canned Software Support Services" Tax Notes
  • 5 April 2017 "Massachusetts to Require Remote Retailers to Collect and Remit Sales Tax" Tax Notes
  • 8 November 2016 "Massachusetts DOR Releases Updated Field Audit Manual" Tax Analysts
  • 18 August 2016 “Refunds Possible After Massachusetts Loan Securitizer Case” Bloomberg BNA
  • 15 August 2016 “Securitized Loan Interests Properly Assigned to Massachusetts, High Court Holds” Tax Analysts
  • 9 June 2016 “Massachusetts Appeals Court Rejects Deductions for Intercompany Transactions” Tax Analysts
  • 7 April 2016 "Massachusetts Tax Board Upholds Sales Tax on Distributor's Drop Shipments" Tax Analysts
  • 24 February 2016 "Pennsylvania DOR Guidance on Addback Provision Is Overbroad, Practitioners Say" Tax Analysts
  • 31 November 2015 “Transfer Pricing Documentation Critical as State Interest Grows” Bloomberg BNA
  • 12 November 2015 "Massachusetts Bill Would Ban Contingency Fee Auditors From All State Agencies" Tax Analysts
  • 6 January 2015 "Massachusetts DOR Releases Final Market-Based Sourcing Regs” Tax Analysts
  • 3 November 2014 "Massachusetts DOR Revises Draft of Market-Based Sourcing Reg” Tax Analysts
  • 4 August 2014 "Coming Clean: Voluntary Disclosure Agreements Carry Risk and Reward” Tax Analysts
  • 27 March 2014 "Massachusetts Market-Based Sourcing Regs May Create Difficulties for Taxpayers, Practitioners Say” Tax Analysts