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RDS/Alatax Class Action Lawsuit: Settlement Tentatively Approved

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Bruce Ely and William Thistle II from Arant Boult Cummings LLP of Birmingham, AL provide an excellent update on the class action lawsuit first filed in September of 2010 against Revenue Discovery Systems/Alatax ("RDS").  The suit alleges that RDS violated various provisions of the Alabama Taxpayer Bill of Rights in their local sales tax audit on behalf of the over 200 municipal governments they represent.  If you're an Alabama business and have been audited by RDS in the past, you need to read the news release prepared by Bruce and William (linked below).

Ned Lenhart, CPA is the founder and President of Interstate Tax Strategies, P.C. (“ITS”). Ned has over 28 years of varied state tax consulting experience including roles as the Director of Compliance for the Missouri Department of Revenue, SALT Manager for Arthur Andersen in Kansas City, and Director with Deloitte in their Atlanta office from 1994 to 2003. He started ITS in 2003 to assist local and national companies by helping them develop proactive strategies to managing their multi-state sales tax obligations.

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