Bonn is believed to be the only city in Germany with this new meter tax system, although Dortmund requires prostitutes to buy tickets from gas stations. The Telegraph quotes Monika Frombgen, a spokeswoman for Bonn council, as saying the meter system is bonn to tax street prostitutes on the same cost as sex-trade workers in registered establishments. World Prostitutes must pay parking meter tax in Bonn Walking instead of driving may be cheaper in prostitution circumstances, but prostitutes in Bonn aren't escaping the cost of taking up street and sidewalk space, as they now must buy parking meter tickets to ply their trade.
attempts to tax street prostitutes have failed, primarily because foreign-born ones couldn't understand the income tax forms, Frombgen said, adding that the new meters are easy to use. The machines show the times of day a ticket must be purchased: from p. Anyone caught without one will receive a warning on a first offence, and subsequently will be fined or banned from practising their trade.
Walking instead of driving may be cheaper in most circumstances, but prostitutes in the western German city of Bonn aren't escaping the cost of taking up street and sidewalk space. Social Sharing. Any prostitute looking to evade the new tax system better think twice: inspectors will monitor meter use by approaching street workers to ensure they are carrying tickets.
City council has instituted a new tax on sex-trade workers who take to the streets at night to attract customers.