Texas High Court To Mull Sales Tax Tagged To Gov't Services

Law360, Houston (January 18, 2013, 3:33 PM EST) -- Texas’ highest court on Friday agreed to hear the state’s challenge to a ruling ordering it to refund $5 million to insurance giant Health Care Services Corp., which claims it should not have to pay sales tax on goods and services acquired to administer federal health insurance programs.

The Texas Supreme Court granted the state’s request for review of a lower appellate decision the Texas comptroller claims in its appellate brief expanded the “sale-for-resale” tax exemption to include goods and services the company purchased but did...
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