IRS Can Keep Taxes Wrongly Taken From Worker: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 6:09 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday rejected a foreign Verizon Corp. employee's bid for a refund of U.S. taxes that were improperly withheld from his lump-sum pension payment even though he never worked in the country, affirming a lower court's finding that he filed for a tax refund too late.

The panel issued a published opinion that a Federal Claims Court judge rightly had dismissed Italian citizen Mario Boeri's attempt to recover the $70,559 in income, Social Security and Medicare taxes Verizon withheld from his payout even...
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