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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Texas "Pole Tax" on Strip Club Patrons Ruled Unconstitutional

The Houston Chronicle reports that a state district judge has ruled Texas's $5-per-customer pole tax unconstitutional.  For prior TaxProf Blog coverage, see here.  (Hat Tip: Ira Sheppard.)

Update #1:  PrawfsBlawg has much more here.

Update #2:  The opinion is here.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2008/04/texas-pole-tax.html

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