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US Urges Supreme Court To Review W.Va. Retiree Tax Case

Law360 (May 15, 2018, 9:06 PM EDT) -- Federal attorneys, responding to a request from the U.S. Supreme Court, urged the justices Tuesday to examine a claim from a federal law enforcement retiree that West Virginia improperly grants preferential tax treatment to state law enforcement retirees.

The Supreme Court had asked the U.S. solicitor general in January to advise on whether it should take up a challenge to West Virginia’s tax laws from retired U.S. Marshal James Dawson, who says that federal law enforcement retirees receive only a partial income tax exemption for benefits...
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