Even in the face of slumping profits Nevada brothels are still wanting to be taxed. Nevada is currently the only state to have legal brothels and also in a position to have one of the only businesses lobbying for greater taxation. With taxation the brothels are hoping for better representation from the state.
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The Louisiana house has voted to levy an Internet access charge of 15 cents statewide. I bet you couldn’t guess that this was spearheaded by a Republican. The revenue from the bill is earmarked to finance a division that investigates online crimes, specifically Internet sex crimes against children.
Calling all affiliate marketers, you need to read this article! A new California bill, CA AB 178, has been purposed that would levy sales tax on affiliate initiated transactions and lead the way for other states to follow suite. The Performance Marketing Alliance has formed a committee and is working hard to stop this bill from passing, but they need your help!
A bill is expected to be introduced to U.S. Congress that would eliminate a "loophole" that allows many Americans to shop online without paying sales taxes. Now I have to admit that I am a total Amazon whore and it’s mostly due to the fact I don’t have to pay sales tax, especially since California has jacked theirs up to 9.25%.
Sorry to all those law abiding adult businesses out there that are doing business outside of the US, but so far I’m kind of in favor of this new plan. According to the White House, in 2004 U.S.-based multinational corporations paid only $16 billion in taxes to the U.S. on $700 billion in foreign earnings, a tax rate of 2.3%.
Starting Oct 1st, Wisconsin is implementing a 4% sales tax on all digital down loads to help the state fill its drained reserves. Legislators are hoping the new tax will generate $11 million over a period of 2 years. However, not everyone is excited about the new bill and it’s not even the consumers getting taxed that's doing the complaining.
With the slumping economy and a grim budget crisis, State Assembly member Alberto Torrico is taking another crack at taxing consumers of adult entertainment. A previous bill proposing a 25% tax on all adult products and productions had been attempted, but was defeated in August ’08.
Two high-profile cases have been brought in a Los Angeles Superior Court and Federal court respectively have been levied against strip club owners in the LA area. The coordinated suits allege that strippers are not simply 'contractors', and therefore should be given such benefits as minimum wage, worker's compensation, and other on-the-job benefits offered to employees.
Attention all webmasters… do you have oversea customers and are paying over 15% federal rate on those earnings? Well if so, you my friends are just giving away your money to the government.
Hookers in Sweden aren't just trying to skate by without paying taxes, and some are even speaking up to request to pay taxes in order to receive social welfare benefits. While purchasing sex services is outlawed in Sweden, prostitution itself is not illegal, and the proceeds of any such work are indeed taxable under Swedish law.