High Court Won't Hear Challenge To La. Tobacco Tax
The high court denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed late last year by McLane Southern Inc., which claims Louisiana’s taxing regime is unconstitutional because it puts out-of-state distributors at a competitive disadvantage. Both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the International Foodservice Distributors Association backed the appeal.
Louisiana imposes a 20 percent excise tax...
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