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Steager v. CSX Transportation, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 2, 2017
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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 18 2017Application (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 2017Application (16A738) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until April 17, 2017.
Apr 17 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 19, 2017)
May 05 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 19, 2017.
Jun 14 2017Brief of respondent CSX Transportation, Inc. in opposition filed.
Jun 28 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.
Jul 27 2017Reply of petitioner Mark W. Matkovich, West Virginia State Tax Commissioner filed.(Distributed)
Oct 02 2017Petition DENIED.
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