An alcohol-free strip club in New York believes lap dances and private room acts are tantamount to live theatrical and choreographed art performances and should be tax-exempt. Unfortunately, the Fourth Appellate Court disagreed. As a result, Nite Moves will have to pay approximately $125,000, plus interest to the IRS.
Nite Moves, owned by 677 New Loudon Corp., is an adult “juice bar” that generates income by charging for beverages and snacks, door fees, and private dance fees. The business also collects “house fees” from the dancers.
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