Damages Award Limited in Nevada Case Involving Tortious Conduct by California Franchise Tax Board

By | Sutherland SALT Shaker | April 29, 2016

In a 4-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the Nevada courts’ exercise of jurisdiction over the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB), but held, by a majority of the justices, that the taxpayer could only receive the damages Nevada provides for suits by private citizens against Nevada agencies.

Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus

Court Attack On FATCA Fails

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and six other plaintiffs’ efforts to challenge parts of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) were thwarted when the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio dismissed their claims for lack of standing. Crawford v. Dep’t of Treasury, S.D. Ohio, US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio No. 3:15-cv-00250, (April 26, 2016). A copy of the ruling can be accessed online.

Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus