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The sound of tax revenue
The sound of tax revenue
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Even musical performances aren't safe from state budget shortfalls. The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, which is currently subject to the state's sales tax, is now fighting the tax on admission to its performances.

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's performances are currently considered entertainment events and are subject to the state's sales tax. But the Orchestra is arguing that its concerts are primarily educational or charitable, and therefore shouldn't be taxed.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court heard arguments at the end of the year and the Symphony Orchestra is still awaiting a decision.

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Last updated May 06 2010: 5:38 PM ET
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