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Lap Dances

The Hustler Club on West 51st Street.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Judge: Hustler Club Must Pay Back Taxes For Lap Dances

An administrative law judge has ruled that the owners of the Hustler Club along the Westside Highway owe $2. 1million for failing to collect sales taxes on lap dances.

02/11/2014

A dancer performs at a strip club  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

N.Y.’s Highest Court To Decide If Strip Club’s Lap Dances Should Be Tax Exempt

Is it high-brow art or a lewd side show? On Wednesday, the state’s highest court was taking on tax breaks … and lap dances. The question is: does exotic dancing qualify as a performing art?

09/05/2012