Ticket Tax Columbus Council Approves Financial Penalties For Sellers Failing To Pay Ticket Tax By Jim Letizia • Dec 10, 2019 Columbus City Council last night approved legislation creating a financial penalty on secondary market sellers who fail to pay the city’s ticket tax for sporting events and shows. Columbus Ticket Tax Revenue Below Projections By Jim Letizia • Dec 2, 2019 thestage.co.uk Columbus officials say after four full months of collections, revenue from the two new ticket taxes are below projections. Columbus Council Rejects Placing Green Energy, Ticket Tax Repeal On November Ballot By Jim Letizia • Jul 30, 2019 theverge.com Columbus City Council last night rejected placing two ballot initiatives before local voters this fall. BOE Says Ticket Tax Repeal Backers Failed To Collect Enough Valid Petition Signatures By Jim Letizia • Jul 23, 2019 The Franklin County Board of Elections says the group seeking to place a repeal of Columbus' ticket tax on the ballot failed to collect enough valid petition signatures to put the issue before voters this fall. Ticket Tax Opponents Launching Repeal Effort Today By Jim Letizia • Jul 8, 2019 An advocacy group plans to submit over 18 thousand petition signatures to the city clerk today seeking to ask voters to overturn Columbus' new ticket tax. City Offering Ticket Tax Grace Period By Jim Letizia • May 17, 2019 The City of Columbus says those who purchase tickets for entertainment before July 1st will not have to pay the new ticket tax. Anti-Ticket Tax Group Says It Has Enough Signatures To Put It Up For A Vote By Jim Letizia • Mar 23, 2019 A group fighting Columbus' five percent ticket tax says it has collected enough petition signatures to put the tax before the voters. Ticket Tax Opponents Seek To Block Implementation With Amendment By Mike Foley • Jan 17, 2019 Opponents of the recently-passed pair of ticket taxes in Columbus are planning a charter amendment to block them from taking effect and considering litigation. Council Approves Ticket Tax And Crew Stadium Deal, Delays Campaign Finance Limit Vote By Jim Letizia • Dec 11, 2018 Columbus Partnership In their final meeting of the year, Columbus City Council members last night approved the adoption of two 5 percent ticket taxes to fund the arts and Nationwide Arena improvements. Columbus Council Revises Ticket Tax Proposal By Jim Letizia • Nov 28, 2018 Columbus City Council Tuesday unveiled a revised ticket-tax proposal cutting the rate sought by the Greater Columbus Arts Council from 7 to 5 percent. CCS Board Selects James Ragland To Fill Vacant Seat By Alison Holm • Nov 20, 2018 614NOW One-time mayoral candidate James Ragland has been selected to fill a vacant seat on the Columbus Board of Education. CBJ President Opposes Ticket Tax Proposal By Jim Letizia • Oct 31, 2018 youtube.com Columbus Blue Jackets team president Michael Priest is opposing the Greater Columbus Arts Council's proposed ticket tax. GCAC Submits Revised Ticket Tax Proposal To City Council By Jim Letizia • Sep 18, 2018 gcac.org The Greater Columbus Arts Council has revised its ticket tax proposal, saying venues up to 400 seats and events costing up to 10 dollars will be exempt from the proposed 7 percent fee. Ticket Tax Debated At CMC By Mike Foley • Sep 13, 2018 thestage.co.uk The Greater Columbus Arts Council's proposed ticket tax for events and admission to venues throughout the city was the topic of conversation at Wednesday's Columbus Metropolitan Club forum. GCAC Holds Public Forum On Proposed Ticket Tax By Mike Foley • Aug 23, 2018 The Greater Columbus Arts Council has proposed a ticket fee for events and admission to venues throughout the city.