April 19, 2012 5:00 AM

New York sues Sprint for $300 million in sales tax dispute

The difference between an in-state call from Brooklyn to Albany, and a call from Brooklyn to Kansas City or Cleveland or Los Angeles, has created a $100 million tax dispute between Sprint Nextel Corp. and the state of New York. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he would seek triple damages in the case, dinging Sprint for $300 million.

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