Wal-Mart Says Coupon Tax Suit Should Stay In Fed. Court

Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. asked a federal judge on Wednesday not to remand back to Pennsylvania state court a putative class action accusing the store of improperly collecting sales taxes on coupon purchases, saying the case belongs in federal court. 

Wal-Mart refuted lead plaintiff Brian Farneth’s argument, filed in opposition to Wal-Mart's motion to stay, that the case belongs in state court under an exclusion of the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, which provides that the law’s jurisdictional provisions do not apply when state officials or government...
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