Issue: Whether Massachusetts' tax rule — which subjects nonresident earned income received for services performed outside Massachusetts to the state’s income tax — is unconstitutional confiscation.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 19 2020||Motion for leave to file a bill of complaint filed.|
|Dec 10 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Professor Edward A. Zelinsky filed.|
|Dec 11 2020||Brief of defendant Massachusetts in opposition filed.|
|Dec 17 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation filed.|
|Dec 18 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The Buckeye Institute filed.|
|Dec 21 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Ohio and nine other States filed.|
|Dec 22 2020||Brief amicus curiae of National Taxpayers Union Foundation, et al. filed.|
|Dec 22 2020||Reply of plaintiff New Hampshire filed.|
|Dec 22 2020||Brief amicus curiae of States of New Jersey, Connecticut, Hawaii and Iowa filed.|
|Jan 06 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.|
|Jan 25 2021||The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 25 2021||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Jun 07 2021||Supplemental brief of plaintiff New Hampshire filed.|
|Jun 08 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.|
|Jun 15 2021||Supplemental brief of defendant Massachusetts filed.|
|Jun 28 2021||Motion for leave to file a bill of complaint DENIED. Justice Thomas and Justice Alito would grant the motion.|
Having covered the Supreme Court for six decades, @lylden has seen a lot of changes at 1 First Street. In the latest piece in our series on the post-COVID court, Lyle examines how the court's pandemic operations could spur permanent reform.
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