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Cleveland to issue refunds after court strikes down 'jock tax'

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A court ruling that Cleveland's so-called "jock tax" violates players' due process rights could end up costing the city millions in tax refunds.The Ohio Supreme Court last week upheld a ruling that rejected the city's appeal over its formula for taxing visiting professional athletes. Former NFL players Hunter Hillenmeyer and Jeff Saturday sued to have Cleveland...
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November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland to begin refunding players for 'jock tax'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Cleveland may end up paying pay back millions in tax refunds after the state's highest court rejected the city's appeal over its formula for taxing visiting professional athletes. The Ohio Supreme Court last week upheld a ruling that said the city's so-called ''jock tax'' violates players' due process rights. Former NFL players Hunter Hillenmeyer and Jeff Saturday...
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November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

High court rejects Cleveland's appeal over 'jock tax'

WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the city of Cleveland over its formula for taxing visiting professional athletes for their work in the city. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that said the city's method of taxing athletes based on the share of all their games that are played in Cleveland violates players' due process rights. The...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland appeals 'jock tax' ruling to US Supreme Court

CLEVELAND (AP) The city of Cleveland says it is within its rights to tax visiting professional athletes based on the number of games they play a year because taxation is a matter of local jurisdiction. In a filing Tuesday, the city asked the U.S. Supreme Court to back its position after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down Cleveland's system earlier this year. The state court ruled...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Court strikes down Cleveland 'jock tax' after linebacker's challenge

  The way Cleveland taxes professional athletes who work for short periods of time in the city is unconstitutional because it violates athletes' due process rights, the Ohio Supreme Court said Thursday. The city unfairly imposed a 2 percent income tax on ex-Chicago Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer based on games played in the city as a percentage of total games played, the ruling...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland jock tax on out-of-town athletes unconstitutional

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Ohio Supreme Court has found unconstitutional the method that Cleveland uses for taxing professional athletes who work for short periods of time in the city. The court said Thursday the city unfairly imposed a 2 percent income tax on ex-Chicago Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer based on games played in the city as a percentage of total games played. The...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Court weighs Ohio's taxation of out-of-town athletes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) An Ohio law that singles out professional athletes and entertainers for taxation even when they're in the state just a few days a year is unconstitutional, say several sport leagues including the NBA, NFL and NHL who want the state Supreme Court to strike the law down. At issue is an Ohio law that excludes entertainers or athletes from a ban on municipalities...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Peanut Tillman’s BBQ Brings Out Old Faces

Posted to Chicago BearsPeanut Tillman had a BBQ this weekend, and he invited some old friends. See any familiar faces in the picture? Back Row: Spice Adams, Hunter “Squeaks” Hillenmeyer, Forte, Alex Brown, Steltz, Mannelly Front Row: Tillman, Unknown1, Unknown2, Chris Harris, Mike Brown, Jerry Azumah Note: none of these identities have been confirmed. The VIPs were out at Peanut’s...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Take the Wonderlic Test

The scouting combine is this weekend. Back in the news is the infamous Wonderlic Test. Players will have 12 minutes to answer 50 questions. The test is designed to evaluate how you can handle making tough decisions and the right calls under duress. Former Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer scored a respectable 39 on the test while former safety Chris Harris had a 15 and former wide...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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