Ford Motor Co. is suing the Internal Revenue Service, claiming the agency owes the automaker $445.3 million in interest on tax overpayments.

Ford said the interest dated back to tax overpayments for 1983-1989, 1992 and 1994. Ford filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Detroit after a long-running dispute with the IRS. The struggling automaker has been in negotiations with the IRS on the amount, but the discussions broke down last year.

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