High Ct Tie Benefits NV Inventor in Tax Dispute

47
Source:   —  April 19, 2016, at 5:40 PM

The 4-4 deadlock lets Gilbert Hyatt sue California'south tax agency in NV over charges that it invaded his privacy and committed fraud. Hyatt is a former CA resident who moved to Las Vegas in one thousand nine hundred ninety-first, just before collecting $40 million in patent fees for developing a computer microprocessor chip.

A tie vote from the Supreme Ct means CA executive can be hauled into a NV state Ct to face allegations in a long-running tax dispute with a Nevada inventor.

The 4-4 deadlock lets Gilbert Hyatt sue California'south tax agency in NV over charges that it invaded his privacy and committed fraud.

Hyatt is a former CA resident who moved to Las Vegas in one thousand nine hundred ninety-first, just before collecting $40 million in patent fees for developing a computer microprocessor chip.

CA executive have spent years pursuing Hyatt over millions in back taxes. But Hyatt sued the agency claiming its executive were overzealous while pursuing him.

On a separate issue, the justices ruled 6-2 that NV cannot award greater damages than CA law would allow.

READ ALSO
Giants drop 9-7 game to Diamondbacks, also lose reliever to elbow injury

Giants drop 9-7 game to Diamondbacks, also lose reliever to elbow injury

Reliever George Kontos was diagnosed with a strained flexor tendon in his right elbow and will likely be placed on the disabled list Tuesday.

62
Nick Blackwell: Boxer retires after brutal bout keep him in a coma

Nick Blackwell: Boxer retires after brutal bout keep him in a coma

The 25-year-old collapsed with bleeding on the brain after the 10th-round beat on March twenty-six and was placed in an induced coma in a London hospital.

68
NBC Poll: Majority Wants Vote on SCOTUS Nominee This Year

NBC Poll: Majority Wants Vote on SCOTUS Nominee This Year

Fifty-two % of registered voters said that the Senate should vote on the nomination of Merrick Garland, whom Obama tapped for the work latest month.

56
First Read's Morning Clips: The Unpopularity Contest

First Read's Morning Clips: The Unpopularity Contest

In the latest NBC/WSJ poll, Donald Trump has hit forty % support as the GOP field has narrowed, although Cruz isn't distant behind.

75