Bloomberg Tax
Nov. 7, 2019, 4:57 PMUpdated: Nov. 7, 2019, 9:43 PM

New York Should Win in Tax Fight With Tobacco Company: Court (1)

Colleen Murphy
Colleen Murphy

A district court needs to give the state of New York a win in its fight with a Washington-based tobacco company, the Second Circuit said.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit agreed with the state’s cross appeal, which challenged a lower court’s dismissal on summary judgment of its claim involving a federal cigarette-trafficking statute, according to the Nov. 7 decision.

King Mountain doesn’t contest that it failed to make filings required under the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act (PACT Act), so the Second Circuit reversed the district court’s denial of summary judgment for ...