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Murphy Oil USA Tax on Discounted Items Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Murphy Oil USA, Inc. is paying out about a half a million dollars, in cash and coupons, to settle a lawsuit alleging it charged too much sales tax on discounted items. The complaint alleged it charged sales tax on the Murphy-funded portion of the discounted price at Murphy USA and Murphy Express stores in 24 states.

Docket Number:

3:17-cv-00911-RV-CJK

Company: Murphy Oil USA Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: January 8, 2016

Objection Deadline: August 16, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: August 16, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: September 17, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

Presumably company records will be used for verification. There are no claim forms; you only need to fill out an e-mail registration form.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you bought discounted products at a Murphy stores (excluding those in Missouri and Texas) and paid sales tax on the full, undiscounted price of the products where the discount was funded completely or in part by Murphy, beginning January 8, 2016.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Class members will receive a coupon for $1 off any item sold in its stores except for age-restricted items (like alcohol, lottery, or tobacco products) and motor fuel. Coupons good for one year or until 257,500 coupons have been redeemed.

Total Settlement Amount: $257,500 in coupons; $250,000 in lawyers’ fees and expenses

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,500

Law Firms:
Aughtman Law Firm LLC
Golomb & Honik

Claim Form: Murphy Oil USA Tax on Discounted Items Settlement E-Mail Registration

Case Name: Holt v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc.

Settlement Website: Murphy Oil USA Tax on Discounted Items Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Murphy Oil USA Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 91326
Seattle, WA 98111
info@MurphyOilUSASettlement.com

Tags: Improper Sales Tax Charges, Sales Tax