Posts Tagged: sales tax

Exotic Dancing Tax-Exempt Art?

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Yesterday, an Albany, NY based strip club argued for exemption from certain state taxes because its dancers are performance artists. The club, Nite Moves, owes the state about $124,000 in a 2006 audit after the club did not pay proper sales tax. The club’s lawyer presented video evidence of the dancer’s performances and training to […]

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Amazon Sales Tax Battle Roundup

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Amazon.com has been battling with states across the country over whether or not the company should collect sales taxes. The company’s practice of not collecting sales taxes in most states makes it difficult for brick-and-mortar stores to compete with their prices, and also keeps tax revenue out of states’ coffers in a time when many […]

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