Tickets resold online are not subject to the entertainment tax Chicago was requiring, the Court ruled Thursday.
The office door resembles that of private detective Sam Spade. Peer through the dusty inset glass and you’ll see red square telephones with attached pencil holders. Don Ruda opened Key Personnel at 4006 N. Milwaukee in 1952, to secure permanent clerical jobs for young women—for a 12 percent salary fee. “Catholic high school girls started […]
Lawyers from the city of Chicago and StubHub Inc. stood before the Illinois Supreme Court Tuesday and argued a case whose results could transform Chicago’s ticket-selling industry. The current price of a ticket to a sporting event, concert, or theatrical performance in Chicago includes a 12 percent amusement tax: the city gets 9 percent and […]
(Not to mention the chairs and tables)
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