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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Target Corp.
Current Parent CompanyTarget
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Penalty: $803,904
Year: 2004
Date: December 10, 2004
Offense Group: financial offenses
Primary Offense: tax violations
Violation Description: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and its affiliate,, Inc.; Target Corporation and its affiliate, Target.Direct, LLC; and Office Depot, Inc., and its affiliate Viking Office Products, Inc. paid a total of $2,411,714 in taxes they failed to collect because they argued the dot-coms were separate companies not located in Illinois. The announcement did not specify how much each company would pay. Here we assume the total was divided equally among Wal-Mart, Target and Office Depot.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Illinois
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-discount stores
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