Reader's Digest Publisher Hits Back In 2nd Circ. Tax Bout

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 8:04 PM EST) -- The publisher of Reader’s Digest has slammed the government’s argument against its bid to recover $2.1 million in tax deductions, telling the Second Circuit that the government’s position was arbitrary and contrary to statutory language.

Trusted Media Brands Inc., the publisher of Reader's Digest and other magazines, argued in a reply brief on Tuesday that the government arbitrarily distinguished the company’s act of choosing between a deduction or credit from the act of claiming a refund based on that choice, and it had incorrectly assigned shorter...
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Case Information

Case Title

Trusted Media Brands, Inc. v. United States of America

Case Number



Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

2870 STATUTES-Tax Suits

Date Filed

November 14, 2017

Law Firms

Government Agencies

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