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Case TitleCOCA COLA COMPANY & SUBSIDIARIES v. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00134
Date Filed2017-01-19
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffCOCA COLA COMPANY & SUBSIDIARIES
Case DescriptionCoca Cola Company submitted three FOIA requests to the IRS. The first request was for the 2005-2006 administrative file. The second request was for the 2007-2009 administrative file. The third request was for records generated by Innovation & Information Consultants or Premier Qualitative Consulting, contractors hired to examine Coca Cola's taxes. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after it failed to respond to any of the requests, Coca Cola filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

Defendant2255
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
DefendantINTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
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2017-01-191COMPLAINT against INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4812613) filed by COCA COLA COMPANY & SUBSIDIARIES. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Killian, Bryan) (Entered: 01/19/2017)
2017-01-192REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE re 1 Complaint, filed by COCA COLA COMPANY & SUBSIDIARIES. Related document: 1 Complaint, filed by COCA COLA COMPANY & SUBSIDIARIES.(Killian, Bryan) (Entered: 01/19/2017)
2017-01-193LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by COCA COLA COMPANY & SUBSIDIARIES (Killian, Bryan) (Entered: 01/19/2017)
2017-01-194NOTICE LCvR 26.1 Certificate by COCA COLA COMPANY & SUBSIDIARIES (Killian, Bryan) (Entered: 01/19/2017)
2017-01-19Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (sth) (Entered: 01/23/2017)
2017-01-235SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons)(sth) (Entered: 01/23/2017)
2017-01-306RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 1/25/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 2/24/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Killian, Bryan) (Entered: 01/30/2017)
2017-01-307RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 01/30/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit)(Killian, Bryan) (Entered: 01/30/2017)
2017-01-308RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE served on 1/30/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit)(Killian, Bryan) (Entered: 01/30/2017)
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