State of West Virginia, et al v. U.S. Department of the Treasury, et al

  1. February 01, 2024

    US Won't Ask Justices To Review States' Win In ARPA Row

    The U.S. Treasury Department opted not to appeal an Eleventh Circuit ruling in favor of 13 states that challenged the American Rescue Plan Act's limitations on using federal pandemic aid to pay for tax cuts, the agency said in a letter disclosed Thursday.

  2. September 14, 2023

    11th Circ. Won't Revisit Lifting State Tax Cut Limit

    The Eleventh Circuit said Thursday that the full court won't review a panel decision to allow 13 states to eschew a limit on tax cuts attached to federal coronavirus funds, denying the U.S. Treasury Department's request that the court revisit its decision.

  3. March 07, 2023

    Treasury Asks 11th Circ. To Revisit Lifting Tax Cut Limit

    The full Eleventh Circuit should review a decision to allow 13 states to eschew a limit on tax cuts attached to federal coronavirus funds because the decision misapplied a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Department of the Treasury argued in a request for a rehearing.

  4. January 20, 2023

    11th Circ. Affirms Limit On State Tax Cuts Is Unconstitutional

    Thirteen states challenging a provision barring them from using federal coronavirus relief funds to offset revenue reductions such as tax cuts have standing and are correct in claiming the provision is unconstitutional, the Eleventh Circuit said Friday, upholding a district court decision.

  5. September 13, 2022

    11th Circ. Suggests ARPA Tax Provision Could Be Too Vague

    Eleventh Circuit judges appeared reluctant Tuesday to overturn an Alabama district court's ruling that bars the federal government from enforcing in 13 states a tax provision of the American Rescue Plan Act because it is ambiguous.

  6. April 07, 2022

    GOP Lawmakers Side With States In Tax Mandate Challenge

    More than 60 Republican members of Congress, including the ranking GOP member on the Senate Finance Committee, have thrown their support behind the 13 states challenging Congress' so-called tax mandate for coronavirus aid money in the Eleventh Circuit.

  7. April 05, 2022

    Nine States Urge 11th Circ. To Affirm 'Tax Mandate' Rejection

    Nine states, including Arizona, Kentucky and Tennessee, threw their support behind 13 states challenging Congress' so-called tax mandate, urging the Eleventh Circuit to uphold a district court's decision to bar the U.S. Treasury Department from enforcing the provision.