Tax Relief

Judges say Congress must be clear on blocking tax breaks (1)

The US Supreme Court appears ready to raise the bar if Congress wants to set binding deadlines for challenging regulatory actions.

The judges heard on Wednesday the latest in a long line of cases in which the court is trying to distinguish genuinely “judicial” rules that prevent agencies from examining claims from flexible “claims processing rules”, the principles of fairness may take into account . Similar cases involving other contexts in which federal agencies regulate are likely to come before judges in the future.

Here the judges are considering a rule that will allow the taxpayer to contest the levy …

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