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Chicago’s New Cloud Tax Forces Netflix Subscribers to Pay 9 Percent More

Unfortunate for residents of Chicago, the city’s amusement tax will be extended to streaming entertainment services like Netflix, Spotify, Hulu or Apple Music.
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