Miami Hookah Co. Says Fla. Agency Applies Tax Unfairly

Law360, Miami (January 14, 2014, 9:20 PM ET) -- A distributor of hookah tobacco products on Monday filed suit in Florida state court claiming the state has been collecting taxes on certain tobacco products in a manner contrary to the law and a state appeals court ruling.

Miami Hookah Co. is seeking a refund of almost $168,000 plus declaratory and injunctive relief finding that a Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation division's tax collection practices on tobacco products other than cigarettes and cigars have not been adhering to the plain meaning of the Florida...
To view the full article, register now.