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Illinois Appellate Court Overturns Tax Tribunal Ruling For The First Time
On December 29, 2017, the Illinois Appellate Court issued a ruling reversing the decision of the Illinois Independent Tax Tribunal in Waste Management of Ill., Inc. v. Ill. Independent Tax Tribunal...
United States
10 Jan 2018
Illinois Court Upholds Cook County's Beverage Tax Finding It Passes Constitutional Muster And Related Developments
On July 28, Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak dismissed the Complaint filed by the Illinois Retail Merchants Association and a group of retailers challenging the constitutionality of the Cook County, Illinois Sweetened Beverage Tax.
United States
18 Aug 2017
Beverage Tax Wars Continue As Parties Head Back To Court For A Preliminary Injunction Hearing On The Cook County, Illinois Tax
A legal challenge to Cook County Illinois Sweetened Beverage Tax (Tax) heads back to circuit court today for a hearing on the plaintiffs' motion for preliminary injunction.
United States
21 Jul 2017
Another Taxpayer Victory In Illinois False Claims Act Litigation, Affirming A Taxpayer's Right To Rely On Qualified Third Parties For Tax Return Preparation
On August 30, 2016, following a one day bench trial, Cook County Circuit Judge Thomas Mulroy ruled in favor of Treasury Wine Estates in Illinois False Claims Act litigation filed by the law firm of Stephen B. Diamond, PC.
United States
16 Sep 2016
Cook County Circuit Court Dismisses 201 False Claims Act Lawsuits
After hearing argument, Judge Snyder ruled from the bench that the Diamond firm had failed to meet its burden of proving bad faith by the State in moving to dismiss the 201 lawsuits.
United States
25 May 2016
Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Finding Of Consumer Fraud Act Violation In Sales Tax Overcollection Case
Plaintiff's claim under the Act was based on his purchase of a converter box. At the time of his purchase, Plaintiff presented a coupon issued by the federal government for a $40 credit against the purchase price.
United States
10 Feb 2016
Illinois Appellate Court Holds City Of Chicago Tax On Cars Rented Outside Of But Used Within The City Valid
An Illinois Appellate Court, in Hertz Corp. v. City of Chicago, 2015 IL App 123210, gave the City of Chicago permission to require rental car companies to collect tax on vehicle rentals from locations within three miles of the City, overturning a lower court ruling that found such taxation was an extraterritorial exercise of the City's authority.
United States
5 Oct 2015
Illinois Department Of Revenue Issues Proposed Amendments To Shipping And Handling Regulations
The Illinois Department of Revenue (Department) recently proposed amendments to its regulations governing the taxability of shipping and handling charges.
United States
21 Sep 2015
Ohio Supreme Court Rules City Of Cleveland's Taxation Of Nonresident NFL Players' Compensation Out-Of-Proportion To Games Played At The Browns' Stadium
On April 30, 2015, out-of-state professional football players earned victories against the City of Cleveland, Ohio.
United States
27 May 2015
Louisiana Supreme Court Upholds Bundling Portable Toilet Leases And Cleaning Services, But Not Sure About True Object Of Resulting Transactions
If you are ever waiting in line for portable toilet facilities at the St. Patty’s Day Parade and in need of something to think about, consider the property and service you are about to use.
United States
17 Mar 2015
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