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Case TitleMACVEST GROUP INC. v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA et al
DistrictDistrict of New Jersey
CityNewark
Case Number2:2017cv09833
Date Filed2017-10-27
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Susan D. Wigenton
PlaintiffMACVEST GROUP INC.
Case DescriptionThe Macvest Group submitted a FOIA request to the IRS for records concerning the agency's decision to examine its 2014 tax return. The agency denied the request. Macvest Group then submitted a second FOIA request to the IRS for records about itself. The agency refused to process the request, apparently because it considered the second request duplicative of the first request. Macvest Group then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
DefendantUNITED STATES
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF TREASURY
DefendantINTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
DefendantBRIAN KNAUS IN HIS CAPACITY AS REVENUE AGENT OF INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
DefendantSTEVEN TERNER MNUCHIN IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
DefendantRUDOLPH SCHUELE IN HIS CAPACITY AS REVENUE AGENT FOR INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
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2017-10-271COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, BRIAN KNAUS, STEVEN TERNER MNUCHIN, RUDOLPH SCHUELE, UNITED STATES ( Filing and Admin fee $ 400 receipt number 0312-8200363), filed by MACVEST GROUP INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(AGOSTINO, FRANK) (Entered: 10/27/2017)
2017-10-272Corporate Disclosure Statement by MACVEST GROUP INC. identifying THE MICHELE AND AGNESE CESTONE FOUNDATION as Corporate Parent.. (AGOSTINO, FRANK) (Entered: 10/27/2017)
2017-10-27Case Assigned to Judge Susan D. Wigenton and Magistrate Judge Leda D. Wettre. (ak, ) (Entered: 10/30/2017)
2017-11-033SUMMONS ISSUED as to DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, BRIAN KNAUS, STEVEN TERNER MNUCHIN, RUDOLPH SCHUELE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Attached is the official court Summons, please fill out Defendant and Plaintiffs attorney information and serve. Issued By *SHEREE RAIMO* (sr, ) (Entered: 11/03/2017)
2017-11-164MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer (Pursuant to Local Rule 6.1) by All Defendants. (WAGNER, NELSON) (Entered: 11/16/2017)
2017-11-17Clerk`s Text Order - The 4 Clerk's Extension of Time to Respond to the Complaint filed by INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, RUDOLPH SCHUELE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, STEVEN TERNER MNUCHIN, DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY, BRIAN KNAUS submitted by STEVEN TERNER MNUCHIN, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY, RUDOLPH SCHUELE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, BRIAN KNAUS has been GRANTED. The answer due date has been set for 12/22/17. (sr, ) (Entered: 11/17/2017)
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