April 24, 2013
The Supreme Court will file tomorrow its opinion in McWilliams v. City of Long Beach. In that case, which was argued in March, the court will decide whether a local ordinance can preclude the filing of a class claim for a tax refund, or whether the provisions of the Government Claims Act excepting from its reach claims brought under a “statute prescribing procedures for the refund . . . of any tax” (Gov. Code, section 905, subd. (a)) are inapplicable to local ordinances.
The opinions can be viewed online beginning at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.