Issue: Whether a taxpayer may prove the timely filing of a tax refund claim through evidence other than an actual postmarked envelope or a registered or certified mail receipt, as the Third, Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Circuits and the Tax Court have held, or whether the only evidence admissible to establish timely filing is the envelope or receipt itself, as the First, Second, and Sixth Circuits have held.
Proceedings and Orders
Jul 11 2013
Application (13A61) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 23, 2013 to August 22, 2013, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jul 12 2013
Application (13A61) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until August 22, 2013.
Aug 6 2013
Application (13A61) to extend further the time from August 22, 2013 to August 29, 2013, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Aug 7 2013
Application (13A61) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until August 29, 2013.
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