City of Chicago, Ill. v. StubHub!, Inc.

STATUS: On September 29th, 2010, the court certified the question of whether municipalities could require electronic intermediaries to collect and remit amusement taxes on resold tickets to the Supreme Court of Illinois.

7th Cir.: StubHub Can't Beat Tax Collection Obligation Using 47 USC 230

Eric Goldman
This case involves Chicago's attempt to force StubHub to collect a ticket resale tax on its behalf. StubHub responded that if Chicago wants the tax revenue, it should take the matter up with StubHub's buyers and sellers.

--Opinion: City of Chicago, Ill. v. StubHub!, Inc.

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