US Can't Dodge Convicted Ex-CEO's $18M Tax Refund Suit

Law360, New York (March 13, 2014, 5:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Wednesday refused to toss a bid by the convicted former CEO of Qwest Communications International Inc. to recover $18 million in taxes he paid on the illegal stock sales that sent him to prison, saying genuine issues of material fact were still up for dispute.

Judge Mary Ellen Coster Williams denied the government’s motion for summary judgment against Joseph P. Nacchio, saying tax law has nothing to do with morals and everything to do with gross income. Going further,...
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