First taxpaying lady of night

  • 2003-04-10
SwedenFor the first time, a prostitute has been registered as a service provider by the Swedish authorities, meaning she will pay taxes and social security charges on her income, media reported on April 4.Under Swedish law, offering sexual services is allowed but buying such services is illegal, which leaves a certain ambiguity as to whether the proceeds of prostitution are above board or not.But Anna-Kristina Selander, head of the tax office in Varberg, in southern Sweden, told the daily Hallands Nyheter that "there is nothing illegal" about the tax application by the prostitute, Rosinha S...
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