Bloomberg Tax
Nov. 12, 2021, 8:53 PMUpdated: Nov. 12, 2021, 10:38 PM

Covid-19 Aid Rules Unlikely to Sway State Suits, Attorneys Say (1)

Sam McQuillan
Sam McQuillan

States may receive final details soon on how they can spend the $350 billion the federal government sent to them under the latest pandemic relief law.

But Treasury Department final rules may not sway states or judges one way or another when it comes to the 13 states suing the department over a provision in the law that prevents them from using the funds to offset revenue lost from tax cuts. Those disputes have “morphed into something bigger,” as one attorney put it.

“Even if the final guidance gives states ...

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