California, Follow NY's Lead And Pass An FCA Tax Bill

By Justin Wagner (September 16, 2019, 5:07 PM EDT) -- California appears to be knocking on the door to join New York and Illinois in allowing state False Claims Act cases based on false claims made under state tax law. The passage of California Assembly Bill 1270, legislation that would largely adopt the New York model in expanding the California FCA, has ignited familiar arguments from proponents and opponents in the FCA bar. 

Although the bill apparently has stalled for the current legislative session in the California State Senate,[1] one can reasonably expect that this issue will continue to be a source of debate in California in the coming months and...

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