Suit Over Flood Insurance Premium Taxes Sent To SC

Law360, New York (July 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge in Pennsylvania has transferred to the South Carolina district court a case challenging the Municipal Association of South Carolina's practice of collecting business license taxes on flood insurance premiums, ruling that the public interest favors transfer to the state that authorizes the tax at issue.

Although Judge Timothy J. Savage of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania refused to dismiss the suit brought by the Harleysville Mutual Insurance Co. against MASC, he agreed to transfer the case to federal...
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