Uber Lobbies To Repeal New York Transportation Tax

Posted on October 28, 2014
NEW YORK -- Uber is lobbying state lawmakers to repeal a tax on transportation services in New York, arguing that it places an unnecessary burden on its drivers.

The tax, which passed the Legislature in 2009 and raises an annual $24 million in revenue, imposes an 8% levy on fare revenue for livery cars, owner-operated black cars, dollar vans and other for-hire vehicle businesses throughout the state, but not on yellow cabs, which pay their own series of taxes.

Crain's New York Business article here

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Comments ( 1 )
  • Auntie Uber Juan

     | about 5 years ago

    ahhhh, the ol' anti tax angle is it? note how its being waged on behalf of all those po-po drivers ? Is that because Uber pays no taxes already? hmmmm?

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