Bloomberg Tax
March 15, 2023, 5:14 PM

Justices Urged to Review State Sales Tax Case to Avoid ‘Anarchy’

Perry Cooper
Perry Cooper
Legal Reporter

The North Carolina Supreme Court improperly disregarded US Supreme Court precedent when it upheld a $3.24 million sales tax bill on transactions that occurred entirely out of state, a Wisconsin printer told the high court.

The North Carolina Supreme Court ruled 6-1 in December that Quad Graphics Inc. had a sales tax duty on nearly three years of transactions involving materials it printed and delivered to a common carrier out of state that were destined for North Carolina recipients.

Quad Graphics is asking the US Supreme Court to review that ruling, arguing the state court was wrong to find that ...