8:12 p.m. ‘ Sex tax meters ‘ introduced for German prostitutes !!! …

The old saying ” the two certainties in life are death and taxes ‘ !!! …

This from the Toronto Sun ;

Prostitutes in the German city of Bonn must carry a ticket purchased from a new parking meter-like machine while working the streets or face hefty fines from tax authorities in a scheme launched on Monday night.

In Germany , ladies of the night ( HOOKERS !! … ) pay income tax … The level of which varies from region to region … But compliance is difficult to enforce with women seeking business on the street.

Germany’s first “ sex tax meters ” from which prostitutes can purchase a ticket for 6 euros ($8.72) per night , will ensure the tax system is fairly implemented , a city spokesWOMAN ! said.

“ Inspectors will monitor compliance … Not every evening but frequently ” the spokeswoman told Reuters.

If caught without a valid ticket , offenders will first be reprimanded , then face fines and later even a ban.

About 200 prostitutes work in Bonn. Due to protests from residents , city officials have limited the areas of operation to specific quarters.

But critics say this has made it easier for prostitutes to ply their trade. The city has erected ( OOoops !! ! ) what officials call “ consummation areas ” …

Wooden ( Ironic indeed !!! … ) parking garages where customers driving cars can retreat to with prostitutes.

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