Artist Ai Weiwei says court allows his tax lawsuit
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei says a court in Beijing has accepted a lawsuit his design firm has filed against a tax office for levying a $2.4 million bill on his company.
Ai said Wednesday the court accepted a lawsuit filed by his company, Beijing Fake Cultural Development Ltd., against the No. 2 Inspection Squad of the Beijing tax bureau. Ai says the tax office violated laws in handling witnesses, evidence and company accounts in his case.
He says the court will announce a hearing date later but it must take place within three months.