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Gov't Tells Fed. Court To Deny Exxon $337M In Tax Refunds

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 6:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government urged a Texas federal court on Thursday not to hand Exxon Mobil Corp. $337 million in tax refunds in a $1.35 billion dispute over federal fuel credits, saying the oil and gas giant is spinning “fiction” by claiming that a credit constitutes a payment of tax liabilities.

Exxon had sued the government in October 2016, alleging the Internal Revenue Service had wrongly included a credit for alcohol-blended fuel in its gross income and recharacterized certain purchases as mineral leases.

The company in December moved...
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Case Information

Case Title

Exxon Mobil Corporation v. United States of America

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Federal Tax Suits: Taxes (US Plaintiff or Defendant)


David C Godbey

Date Filed

October 18, 2016

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