Philadelphia Institutes a Lap Dance Tax on Strip Clubs
This is just un-american.
You have to pay taxes on everything.
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City officials in Philadelphia have recently failed to introduce taxes on soda and cigarettes, but they have quietly decided that lap dance should be subject to the city’s amusement tax – and slapped the city’s strip joints with a hefty bill in unpaid taxes.
The five per cent amusement tax apparently came as a surprise to the owners of two of the biggest strip clubs in the city, Club Risque and Cheerleaders.
The city audited lap dances and then issued a tax bill going back five years.