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Keyshawn Johnson Wants Another Try at California Tax Board

May 6, 2019, 6:42 PM

Former National Football League wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson isn’t letting go of his claim that he wasn’t a California resident in 1996.

Johnson filed a complaint in state trial court May 3 seeking to overturn the state’s administrative rulings that he owes $218,857 in income tax, plus $602,194 in interest and $84,799 in penalties, because he was a California resident in 1996. He is asking for a jury trial.

Johnson’s 1996 dispute with the Franchise Tax Board is what’s left after the State Board of Equalization ruled in his favor in 2017 for the years 2000 through 2004. The adjudicatory ...

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