Cloud Peak Energy http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Affiliate coal sales draw renewed scrutiny http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/affiliate-coal-sales-draw-renewed-scrutiny <p></p><p>An unfolding court case might change how Powder River Basin coal is taxed in Montana. Last week, a Montana district court heard oral arguments in a lawsuit pitting Cloud Peak Energy against the state.<br /><br /><br />The state is asking for $3.4 million in back taxes, arguing that Cloud Peak underpaid between 2005 and 2007 by selling to an affiliated company at below-market value.</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 00:12:18 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 48837 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Affiliate coal sales draw renewed scrutiny