Trump Tax Revelation Could Tarnish Image That Fueled Rise

The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters and provide a new opening for his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, on the eve of the first presidential debate.

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Pole Tax

The Texas comptroller’s “pole tax” rule for businesses that offer “live nude entertainment” and allow the consumption of alcohol on their premises is valid under the Administrative Procedures Act, a Texas appeals court ruled. An association of “bikini/latex clubs” challenged the rule, arguing the opaque latex the entertainers use does not reveal “any statutorily specified body part.”

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