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December 21, 2018

Posted  December 21, 2018

Sprint Communications will pay $330 million to the State of New York to resolve claims that for nearly a decade Sprint knowingly failed to collect and remit more than $100 million in state and local sales taxes owed on flat-rate wireless calling plans sold by Spriint to New York customers.  The investigation was initiated by a whistleblower lawsuit filed under the New York False Claims Act, which allows whistleblowers to bring claims based on a failure to pay taxes.  The unnamed whistleblower will receive $62.7 million of the settlement.  NY AG

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