Philly Bloggers’ Must Maintain Blog “Wit” a Tax

by Joshua on August 23, 2010

When you step up to order your cheeseteak at Pat’s King of Steaks, you order it “wit or wit out” onion. Well, for bloggers in Philly, they can only maintain their blog wit a tax. According to multiple articles, Philadelphia imposes a $300 “business privilege license” tax on local bloggers in addition to city wage taxes and taxes on net profits earned from blogging.

NBC Philadelphia: Pay Up or Shut Up: Bloggers Charged $300 For Their Thoughts
Washington Examiner: Philly requiring bloggers to pay $300 for a business license
Mashable:Philadelphia Tax Code Sparks Big Controversy with Small Bloggers

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