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5th Circ. Told to Stand Up by Nixing of Texas Latex Dancer Fee

By Asha Glover (Oct 26, 2021, 5:47 p.m. EDT) – The Fifth Circuit is set to dismiss a rehearing request filed by the Texas Comptroller to reconsider its finding that a rule imposing fees on clubs whose dancers cover themselves in liquid latex was unconstitutional , said a professional adult entertainment association.

The Texas Entertainment Association Inc. on Monday challenged State Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s argument that the charge is a tax, not a fee, and that the matter is prohibited by the Tax Injunction Act, or TIA, in an response to the controller’s bench petition. The TIA generally prohibits federal courts from adjudicating state tax matters when state courts can offer a …

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