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Official: City has a tax problem

An estimated 80 percent of city businesses “not licensed for a sales tax but most likely required to collect the state’s sales tax” aren’t doing so, City Controller Alan Butkovitz claimed yesterday.

An estimated 80 percent of city businesses “not licensed for a sales tax but most likely required to collect the state’s sales tax” aren’t doing so, City Controller Alan Butkovitz claimed yesterday.

The non-compliance rate “is totally unacceptable.” The report also mentions Lees Industries Inc. as the top delinquent of 1,000 businesses on the state’s tax-lien list, owing $3.1 million, but owner Eric Lamback said he was not required to pay the tax.

 
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