|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-1251||W. Va.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issues: (1) Whether the dormant commerce clause requires a State that imposes a fairly apportioned use tax to also credit sales taxes paid to other States; and (2) whether the dormant commerce clause requires a State that does not impose county or municipal use taxes to provide a credit for sales taxes paid to other States' counties or municipalities.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 18 2017||Application (16A738) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 14, 2017 to April 15, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Jan 25 2017||Application (16A738) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until April 17, 2017.|
|Apr 17 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 19, 2017)|
|May 05 2017||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 19, 2017.|
|Jun 14 2017||Brief of respondent CSX Transportation, Inc. in opposition filed.|
|Jun 28 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.|
|Jul 27 2017||Reply of petitioner Mark W. Matkovich, West Virginia State Tax Commissioner filed.(Distributed)|
|Oct 02 2017||Petition DENIED.|
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