California Supreme Court Watch

Nov 06, 2018
#18-147 Littlejohn v. Costco Wholesale Corp., S250802. (A144440; 25 Cal.App.5th 251, mod. 25 Cal.App.5th 587b; San Francisco County Superior Court; CGC13531835

#18-147 Littlejohn v. Costco Wholesale Corp., S250802. (A144440; 25 Cal.App.5th 251, mod. 25 Cal.App.5th 587b; San Francisco County Superior Court; CGC13531835.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in McClain v. Sav-On-Drugs, S241471 (#17-181), which includes the following issue: Can a purchaser of products allegedly exempt from sales tax but for which the retailer collected sales tax reimbursement bring an action to compel the retailer to seek a sales tax refund from the State Board of Equalization and remit the proceeds to purchasers?

Review granted/briefing deferred: 10/24/2018

See the California Court of Appeal opinion.