Shop Owners Move To Keep $1.8M Dress Seizure Suit Intact

Law360, New York (May 22, 2017, 4:53 PM EDT) -- The owners of a defunct Texas bridal shop have hit back against the U.S. government’s efforts to trim their $1.8 million lawsuit alleging that the IRS hastily auctioned their business’ wedding dress inventory, which amounted to their life savings, saying their claims have enough detail to survive dismissal.

While not yet addressing the Internal Revenue Service actions in question, the government earlier this month said that Tony and Somnuek Thangsongcharoen lacked standing. Only the corporation they own, Tony and Mii’s Inc., could remain as a plaintiff...
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Case Title

Thangsongcharoen et al v. United States


Case Number

3:17-cv-00609

Court

Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Federal Tax Suits: Taxes (US Plaintiff or Defendant)

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Jane J. Boyle

Date Filed

March 1, 2017

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