Sunday, May 9, 2010

Decision in 'Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra v. Wisconsin Department of Revenue' 2010 WI 33

Wisconsin Supreme Court decision May 5, 2010 in this case (2008AP1684) affirming the Court of Appeals, 2009 WI App 69. See issue at Supreme Court pending cases August 19, 2009, and synopsis at Supreme Court accepts four new cases.
Opinion by Chief Justice Abrahamson, joined by Justices Bradley, Crooks, Prosser, and Ziegler.
Concerrence and dissent by Justice Roggensack, joined by Justice Gableman.

Symphony is “entertainment” subject to sales tax on admissions, supreme court holds, by Joe Forward, Legal Writer, State Bar of Wisconsin

Supreme Court says MSO tickets subject to sales tax, by David Schuyler, The Business Journal of Milwaukee

See 2009-2010 Term of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.