TITLE

Illinois lawsuit challenges 529 plan tax incentives

AUTHOR(S)
Pizzani, Lori
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Dec2007, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the issue of tax deductions for contributions to in-state and out-of-state 529 college savings plans, based on the class action lawsuit filed by law firm Susman Heffner & Hurst on May 15, 2007 in Cook County Circuit Court in Illinois on behalf of Maryam Ahmad. It challenged the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution, prohibiting stats from favoring in-state economic interests. The lawsuit, according to Matt Hurst of Susman Heffner & Hurst, makes sure that people can make rational decisions upon the true cost of 529 program.
ACCESSION #
27748535

 

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