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It may be a brass pole to you but for the city of Philadelphia this might as well be gold I was astounded George but -- -- -- an attorney for two South Philadelphia gentlemen's clubs cheerleaders and club risk day.
That was his reaction when his clients got these little doozies in the mail tax bills.
One for 488000.
The other for 341000.
On lap dances.
Then all of -- -- -- fine and safe for five years in the past yours hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Pretty absurd The -- -- for the city's forty year old 5% amusement tax typically assessed on movie tickets concerts and sporting events taxes on club cover charges are standard but an extra tax on lap dances has never been assessed until now.
Critics call it a money grab that's.
What you pay an amusement tax on little baseball game you pay and the admission food.
You don't -- content team that -- inside.
According to the -- The city just estimated how many lap dances were given over the past five years at least two gentlemen's clubs are appealing to the tax review board.
Later this month.
The city of Philadelphia said hey we have this amusement tax we've had hang around for four years maybe we could apply it to another situation.
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