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Case TitleRCT Motivating, Inc.
DistrictNorthern District of Texas
CityFort Worth
Case Number4:2018cv00153
Date Filed2018-02-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reed C. O'Connor
PlaintiffRCT Motivating, Inc.
Case DescriptionRCT Motivating, Inc. submitted a FOIA request to the IRS for records concerning the agency's examination of its taxes from 2008-2010. The agency located 244 pages of responsive records, withholding 32 pages in full and 12 pages in part. RCT Motivating filed an administrative appeal. The agency upheld its original denial. RCT Motivating then filed a second FOIA request for updated records concerning its first request. This time, the IRS identified 1835 responsive pages and withheld 431 pages in full and 86 pages in part. RCT Motivating filed an administrative appeal of that decision. The agency affirmed its denial. RCT Motivating then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantInternal Revenue Service
Complaint attachment 1
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2018-02-231COMPLAINT against Internal Revenue Service filed by RCT Motivating, Inc.. (Filing fee $400; Receipt number 0539-9010091) Clerk to issue summons(es). In each Notice of Electronic Filing, the judge assignment is indicated, and a link to the Judges Copy Requirements is provided. The court reminds the filer that any required copy of this and future documents must be delivered to the judge, in the manner prescribed, within three business days of filing. Unless exempted, attorneys who are not admitted to practice in the Northern District of Texas must seek admission promptly. Forms, instructions, and exemption information may be found at, or by clicking here: Attorney Information - Bar Membership . If admission requirements are not satisfied within 21 days, the clerk will notify the presiding judge. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s), # 2 Cover Sheet) (Brown, Lawrence) (Entered: 02/23/2018)
2018-02-232CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PERSONS/DISCLOSURE STATEMENT by RCT Motivating, Inc.. (Brown, Lawrence) (Entered: 02/23/2018)
2018-02-233AMENDED DOCUMENT by RCT Motivating, Inc. Amendment to 1 Complaint. Amended Cover Sheet . (Brown, Lawrence) (Entered: 02/23/2018)
2018-02-264New Case Notes: A filing fee has been paid. File to Judge O Connor. Pursuant to Misc. Order 6, Plaintiff is provided the Notice of Right to Consent to Proceed Before A U.S. Magistrate Judge. Clerk to provide copy to plaintiff if not received electronically. (tln) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
2018-02-265Summons issued as to Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Attorney, and U.S. Attorney General. (tln) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
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