Why streaming costs more in Chicago

We all know that here in Chicago we get taxed for almost everything.  We've been paying a tax for this for some time, but a new ruling is upholding the  tax on streaming services like Ntflix, Hulu, Spotify, and many others.  Currently an appeal is in motion.  The tax currently is at a whopping 9% for these services.  Haven't noticed? Take a close look at your billing breakdowns and see why if you're in Chicago you have to pay more. The tax is labeled as "electronic amusement." 


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