September 18, 2014

Court: Ala. discriminates against railroads

 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A federal appeals court July 1 ruled that Alabama discriminated against railroads by forcing them to pay a sales tax on fuel when it exempts its competitors – trucking and barge companies.

The U.S. 11th Court of Criminal Appeals issued its opinion in CSX Transportation, Inc.’s appeal in its 2008 lawsuit against the Alabama Department of Revenue.

Read the complete article at The Birmingham News.