It’s refreshing to see at least one business group that doesn’t take the responsibility of being an upstanding corporate citizen, lying down. The Nevada Brothel Association has asked lawmakers for the “privilege of participating” in the state tax system.
George Flint, a lobbyist for the state’s 28 legal bordellos is pushing hard for a bill that would impose a 10 percent tax on food and drink served in the brothels, plus a $2-per-customer fee. The bill would add about $1.6 million a year to state coffers.
”I know there are some of you that have philosophical problems, and maybe moral problems (with prostitution). I hope you can look beyond that and see the overall good that can be accomplished.”
I apologize if I have in the past unfairly maligned corporate whores.