Is Cleveland's Tax on Nonresident Professional Athletes Legal?
Hunter T. Hillenmeyer v. City of Cleveland Board of Review and Nassim Lynch, Cleveland Tax Administrator, Case no. 2014-0235
Ohio Board of Tax Appeals
Is using the games-played method to determine a nonresident professional athlete's taxable income contrary to Ohio law?
Does Cleveland's allocation of a nonresident professional athlete's income using the games-played method violate the due process clause in the U.S. Constitution?
Does Cleveland's allocation of a nonresident professional athlete's income based on the games-played method violate the U.S. Constitution's commerce clause?
Under R.C. 718.011(B), are professional athletes treated differently than similarly situated taxpayers in violation of the Ohio Constitution and the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution?
January 14, 2015