Gillette Commercial Operations North America and Subsidiaries v. Michigan Department of Treasury

Petition for certiorari denied on May 22, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-697 Mich. Ct. App. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issues: (1) Whether the Multistate Tax Compact has the status of a contract that binds its signatory states; and (2) whether a state law that imposes retroactive tax liability for a period of almost seven years, in a manner that upsets settled expectations and reasonable reliance interests, violates the due process clause.

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 12 2016Application (16A263) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 22, 2016 to November 21, 2016, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 13 2016Application (16A263) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until November 21, 2016.
Nov 21 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 27, 2016)
Dec 20 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner. VIDED
Dec 21 2016Waiver of right of respondent Michigan Department of Treasury to respond filed.
Dec 22 2016Brief amicus curiae of Tax Executives Institute, Inc. filed. VIDED.
Dec 22 2016Brief amicus curiae of The American College of Tax Counsel filed. VIDED.
Dec 23 2016Brief amici curiae of The National Association of Manufacturers, et al. filed. VIDED.
Dec 23 2016Brief amicus curiae of Council on State Taxation filed. VIDED.
Jan 3 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 19, 2017.
Jan 10 2017Response Requested . (Due February 9, 2017)
Feb 1 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 13, 2017.
Mar 13 2017Brief of respondent Michigan Department of Treasury in opposition filed. VIDED.
Mar 28 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 13, 2017.
Mar 28 2017Reply of petitioners Gillette Commercial Operations North America and Subsidiaries filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Apr 17 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 21, 2017.
Apr 24 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 28, 2017.
May 8 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 11, 2017.
May 15 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 18, 2017.
May 22 2017Petition DENIED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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