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City considers taxing OSU tickets

Nov 04, 2018 - The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)

A proposed ticket tax that could generate millions of dollars for the arts and Nationwide Arena might be leaving millions more on the table by excluding one of the biggest games in town: Ohio State athletics.

After making exceptions for small venues and events, backers of the 7 percent admissions tax proposal said events that would be subject to the tax generate about $182 million a year in ticket revenue. Ohio State ticket sales totaled about $60 million on their own last year, with most ...