TSA Contractor Can't Recoup $5.3M In Taxes, DC Circ. Says

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 8:14 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday rejected a Transit Security Administration contractor's efforts to recoup $5.3 million in Washington state taxes, finding that the company's contract related to explosive detection equipment installed at airports didn't allow it to seek reimbursement.

Morpho Detection Inc. filed its appeal in August after failing to convince the TSA to compensate it for $5.3 million in state use and business taxes based on its equipment installation at Washington airports. Morpho sought an increase in its contract price to account for the state...
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