Columbus Ticket Taxes Begin This Week Following Strong Opposition
Columbus eventgoers will see a raise in ticket prices this week, as the long-awaited 5 percent ticket taxes has been implemented. The ticket taxes, which were first proposed last November, will affect Columbus’ “arts, culture, entertainment, and professional sports events.” However, the fee does not apply to tickets that... Read more
Columbus City Council Proposes New Ticket Tax For The Arts
Columbus leaders have downsized a proposed ticket tax in the city to protect the arts from 7 to 5 percent, but critics argue the tax will hurt the city’s future events. The Greater Columbus Arts Council originally proposed a ticket tax with a 7 percent surcharge, and with that... Read more
Coalition Advocates For Ticket Fee To Promote The Arts In Columbus
Artists, patrons, and neighborhood leaders have teamed up to form a coalition in Columbus, hoping to sway residents’ opinions on a ticket tax. The coalition, Protect Art 4 Columbus, was formed to support the proposed admissions fee by the Greater Columbus Arts Council – which is now being considered... Read more