Oral Argument Scheduled for Hegar v. American Multi-Cinema
October 7, 2019
The Supreme Court of Texas has scheduled oral argument in Hegar v. American Multi-Cinema Inc., No. 17-0464, for October 9, 2019 at 9 AM.
American Multi-Cinema is represented by Doug Sigel of Ryan Law Firm, PLLC, in Austin, TX.
Oral argument will be livestreamed at: http://www.texasbarcle.com/CLE/TSC.asp.
This is one of three cases concerning the “cost of goods sold” subtraction from Texas franchise tax that the Court will hear on October 9.
In American Multi-Cinema, the Comptroller appeals a Third Court of Appeals decision holding that American Multi-Cinema can include the costs of showing films in their “cost of goods sold” subtractions. The Court will consider whether the exhibition of a film is the sale of tangible personal property (a “good”) for which costs may be subtracted, or a service, for which costs may not be subtracted.
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