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Court sides with former NFL players, orders refund of Cleveland taxes

In two separate cases last week, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that Cleveland improperly taxed two former NFL athletes. We first looked at these cases in January. The first case, Hillenmeyer v. Cleveland Board of Review, dealt with former Chicago Bears player Hunter T. Hillenmeyer, who challenged Cleveland’s taxation scheme relating to the calculation of taxes for professional …

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Former NFL players challenge Cleveland’s tax scheme

Court News Ohio and the Columbus Dispatch report that the Ohio Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week from two former NFL players who argue that Cleveland’s system of taxing players who do not live in the city violates Ohio law and the U.S. and Ohio constitutions. Hunter Hillenmeyer, former player for the Chicago …

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