State Supreme Court Denies BOE Petition in Lucent Sales and Use Tax Case

Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton announces that the California Supreme Court denied the Board of Equalization’s Petition for Review in the Lucent Technologies, Inc. and AT&T Corp. v. State Board of Equalization (Lucent) sales and use tax case decided on January 20, 2016.  The State could owe refunds to almost 900 technology companies with claims held in abeyance as a result of the Supreme Court Ruling in the case. The BOE’s petition followed the Second District Court of Appeal’s decision on October 8, 2015, affirming the trial court’s judgment in favor of plaintiffs AT&T Corp. and Lucent Technologies,

AT&T Brings ASPiRE And UP Networks To U-verse And DIRECTV Platforms

“We’re pleased to bring these great channels that serve family audiences and expand entertainment options on both our U-verse and DIRECTV platforms,” said Dan York, chief content officer at AT&T. “With these networks come a diverse array of voices and perspectives that build on the wide variety of programming we carry today.”