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File #: 2016-0593    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 7/1/2016 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 10/26/2016 Final action: 11/1/2016
Enactment date: 11/1/2016 Enactment #: 32
Effective date: 11/14/2016    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal; Article X: Business Related Fees; Chapter 271 Nonresidents Sports Facility Usage Fee, to clarify defined terms in order to more effectively ensure disclosure by Nonresident Contracting Parties, Qualified Managing Entities, and Promoters of information regarding performances so that the city can enforce the existing fee, and institute a fine or penalty to the venue Nonresident Contracting Party for non-compliance.
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 02 - FISCAL
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Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal; Article X: Business Related Fees; Chapter 271 Nonresidents Sports Facility Usage Fee, to clarify defined terms in order to more effectively ensure disclosure by Nonresident Contracting Parties, Qualified Managing Entities, and Promoters of information regarding performances so that the city can enforce the existing fee, and institute a fine or penalty to the venue Nonresident Contracting Party for non-compliance.
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WHEREAS, the City of Pittsburgh desires to identify all entities and individual performers Nonresident Contracting Parties doing business within the City for taxation purposes; and

WHEREAS, the Finance Department is charged with collecting a fee from all Qualified Managing Entities and individual performers Nonresident Contracting Parties using Publicly
Funded Facilities within the City in a fair and equitable manner; and

WHEREAS, it is imperative that the City have a means of identifying and contacting all Nonresidential Contracting Parties using Publicly Funded Facilities in order to effectively enforce the existing fees levied on the Nonresident Contracting Parties.

The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows: Section 1.

CHAPTER 271: - NONRESIDENT SPORTS FACILITY USAGE FEE
? 271.01 - DEFINITIONS.

The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(a) NONRESIDENT CONTRACTING PARTY. A person not domiciled within the City of Pittsburgh who enters into a binding agreement with a Publicly Funded Facility or facility manager to engage in or conduct an event or performance for compensation. This may include, but is it not limited to entertainers, performers, touring companies, promoters, booking agents, artist management companies, and other related positions.
[a] (b) CURRENT YEAR. The calendar year for which the fee is levied.
[(b)] (c) ...

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