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Posted: 7/2/2015 6:43:02 AM EDT
Chicagoans who pay to stream movies and music from services like Netflix and Spotify will now need to fork over an additional 9 percent for the privilege, as will Chicago businesses that pay to use everything from real estate to court databases online, under a decision the city quietly made recently to expand its taxing power.

The added costs are the result of a ruling by the city Finance Department that extends the reach of ordinances governing two types of taxes — the city amusement tax and the city personal property lease transaction tax — to cover many products streamed to businesses and residents alike.
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---Rahm wants to tax your kitten videos

Weird how this just popped up like a mushroom after the rain.
Link Posted: 7/2/2015 6:47:12 AM EDT
Fair and common sense of course
Link Posted: 7/2/2015 7:07:32 AM EDT
So people will be setting up a rechargeable debit card with an out of area zip code.
Link Posted: 7/2/2015 7:07:48 AM EDT
this is getting out of hand
Link Posted: 7/2/2015 7:16:01 AM EDT
They should double the tax on business instead.
Link Posted: 7/2/2015 7:16:56 AM EDT
Link Posted: 7/2/2015 7:26:40 AM EDT

You ain't seen nothin' yet.  They are broke and coming for your money.  All of'em.  And all of your money.......

Link Posted: 7/2/2015 7:26:59 AM EDT
Luckily this has zero effect on me.
Link Posted: 7/2/2015 8:10:13 AM EDT
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Luckily this has zero effect on me.
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zero will affect us all before he is done.
Link Posted: 7/2/2015 8:19:10 AM EDT
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Fair and common sense of course
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This.  If you tax EVERYTHING then nobody can claim bias or unfairness.  
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