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Chicago becomes first city to collect "Netflix tax"

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Four years ago, Chicago imposed a 9% tax on streaming entertainment services, leading to a flurry of lawsuits. Now, the city has collected $2 million in sales tax from Sony and two online ticketing services, making it the first major city to collect such a tax successfully, Bloomberg reported.
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My response to the city of Chicago: What has your government done for the consumer, who is already paying state and local taxes through their ISP, to earn such a tax?



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This is just wrong
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It's a luxury tax pay it or they'll start taxing things you really need,. Cities are hungry prepare for cities to tax things like Netflix, costs are going up.

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It's a luxury tax pay it or they'll start taxing things you really need,. Cities are hungry prepare for cities to tax things like Netflix, costs are going up.
So it will be "Netflix for the rich" and Tubi, Crackle, Pluto TV and Vudu Free for everyone else.
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So it will be "Netflix for the rich" and Tubi, Crackle, Pluto TV and Vudu Free for everyone else.
ISP taxes will go up.

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