Tax base for prostitution: Per night of work

“While prostitution is legal in Switzerland, sex workers have to pay a tax of five Swiss francs (£3.50) each night that they work.” – Report from the UK Telegraph.

That’s a tax base that’s easy to measure:  no tracing payment, no counting customers.  In exchange for about $5, the prostitutes get a measure of safety.

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Author: patoglesby

From 1982 to 1990, I worked in tax policy for Committees of the United States Congress. In recent years, I was Adjunct Lecturer at UNC-Chapel Hill's Business School and then Adjunct Professor at its Law School.

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