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Kansas Supreme Court awards $63M to former Pizza Hut franchisee

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The Kansas Supreme Court ruled in favor of a former Pizza Hut franchisee in a 15-year-old tax dispute.

The state was ordered to return more than $63 million to Gene Bicknell, who previously owned NPC International.

The court ruled Bicknell was a Florida resident in 2005 and 2006 when he sold the company, so he therefore should be refunded an income tax assessment from Kansas.

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