Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - UCL Unfair Sales Tax Claims Remanded Based On Decision In Loeffler

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - UCL Unfair Sales Tax Claims Remanded Based On Decision In Loeffler

SAN FRANCISCO - The California Supreme Court on July 9 dismissed an appeal of a consumer class action alleging a state unfair competition law (UCL) violation against a wireless phone company for failing to disclose the amount of taxes charged for phones, remanding the case in light of the court's recent decision in a similar case finding that California's tax code provides the sole remedy for consumers who believe that a retailer improperly charged taxes, according to a court docket entry (Richard A. Yabsley v. Cingular Wireless, LLC, et al., No. S176146, Calif. Sup.).

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