Nutter Administration Throws In Towel On Effort To Slap Tax On Lap DancesOne of the most unusual tax battles in Philadelphia history has come to an end.
2013 IN REVIEW: Nutter Administration Attempts To Tax Lap DancesThe Nutter Administration raised eyebrows when officials tried to bring in a new source of revenue by taxing lap dances at strip clubs.
Nutter Administration To Appeal Ruling Against Lap Dance TaxThe Nutter Administration has decided to appeal the Tax Review Board's ruling that such a tax is out of bounds.
Stigall Show Log 10.9.13Chris continues to cover all the angles of the government shutdown as well as last night's debate between New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his Democratic challenger Barbara Buono. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Phila. Tax Board Rejects Nutter Administration Attempt To Tax Lap DancesThe Nutter administration earlier this year had sent tax bills in the hundreds of thousands of dollars to three gentlemen's clubs, with city officials contending that the amusement tax applies to lap dances performed in back rooms.
In Battle Over Lap Dance Tax, Strip Club Attorneys Accuse City Of Witness IntimidationTwo dancers from Club Risque explained to the Tax Review Board how they perform and charge for lap dances. And that club's attorney, George Bochetto, pointedly accused the city's attorney of trying to intimidate other witnesses by bringing up their own tax status.
Philadelphia Gentlemen's Clubs Set To Challenge Nutter's Decision To Tax Lap DancesThe Nutter Administration's controversial decision to start taxing lap dances at gentleman's clubs will be challenged this week by the club at the start of what could be a lengthy legal battle.