July 5, 2015

Chicago Levies "Cloud Tax" on Spotify, Netflix, Other Streaming Services

Starting this September, users of streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix in Chicago will be subject to a 9 percent "cloud tax," the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The city voted on Wednesday to extend its amusement tax, which taxes entertainment industries such as cinema and sports, to digital services, and expects the tax to bring in $12 million a year.

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