PlayStation 4 users in the Windy City now have to fork out a nine-percent tax for the privilege of gaming in their own homes, as Sony becomes the latest video gaming company to enforce the city’s much-loathed Amusement Tax.
Chicago's nine percent "cloud tax" on streaming services like Netflix and Spotify still faces lawsuits, but at least one company is giving in: Sony. Playstation will start collecting the tax from gamers next week. pic.twitter.com/UJ6IilXgHd
— David Lee Matthews (@DavidLMatthews) November 7, 2018
An amusement tax? The lefties in Chicago must be getting desperate for cash at this rate. https://t.co/QtAcZZs2Vr
— Turkey King ? (@pumpkinking39) November 10, 2018
A 9% amusement tax. Absolutely insane.
(I guess they’d rather you be out on the streets shooting people for real.) https://t.co/n7iZuwYVPQ
— Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) November 7, 2018
Wait..WHAT? You have to pay an amusement tax to play video games now? Can someone explain this to me? 9%! https://t.co/rlViuiFZAk
— Mark Kern (@Grummz) November 7, 2018