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Court opinions issued July 24 & July 28, 2015

Court Opinions (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

July 28, 2015

Smart-Tek Serv. Corp. v. Internal Revenue Serv. (S.D. Cal.) -- ruling that plaintiff maintained ability to sue IRS to obtain tax records even though it was a dissolved corporation.

Granat v. U.S. Dep't of Agric. (E.D. Cal.) -- finding that case was moot becase agency had produced all nonexempt records; rejecting plaintiff's argument that agency had engaged in pattern of delaying in responding to requests. 

July 24, 2015

Beam v. Internal Revenue Serv. (M.D. Pa.) -- dismissing case because plaintiff's administrative appeal to IRS was filed after the agency's 35-day deadline.

Summaries of all cases since April 2015 are available here.