Coal-Tax Case Looms

Ackerman, Andrew
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/18/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32384, p43
Trade Publication
The article reports on the forthcoming decision of the U.S. Supreme Court whether to hear the case of U.S. Steel Mining Co. LLC v. Virgil Helton, West Virginia Tax Commissioner. Mining companies intend to invalidate four of the state's severance taxes paid for exported coal, contending that they violate the import-export provision of the Constitution.


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