Verizon Issues Letters Requesting Tax Refund
Numerous cities in Washington have received a letter from Verizon requesting a refund of the city utility taxes paid by Verizon Northwest Inc. on its sales of digital subscriber line (“DSL”) services. The letter states that cities are not entitled to tax these services.
Ogden Murphy Wallace is putting together a team to analyze the claim, research defenses and establish a series of options for our clients to consider. In addition, this working group will be able to coordinate any group defense should Verizon file suit. If you received this letter [Redacted Verizon Claim] and are interested in finding out how your city can be involved and the process please contact Elana Zana or Wayne Tanaka.