New Jersey State Judge Tosses Complaint Over Dunkin’ Donuts’ Pricing

Mealey's (July 1, 2016, 10:45 AM EDT) -- HACKENSACK, N.J. — A New Jersey judge on June 28 dismissed class action claims against Dunkin’ Brands Inc. alleging that it improperly assessed sales tax on certain items sold at local Dunkin’ Donuts franchises (Ron Frate, et al. v. Dunkin’ Brands Inc., et al., No. BER-L-1271-16, N.J. Super., Bergen Co.; 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1499).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #98-160712-041Z.)

Bergen County Superior Court Judge Robert C. Wilson wrote that the plaintiffs improperly named Dunkin’ Brands as a defendant because it had no role in...
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