Treasurer Shuts Down 48th Bar, Boosting Revenue From Drink TaxOn Friday morning, Uncle Jimmy's Spirits & Food in Oakland became Allegheny County's 48th establishment shut down by Treasurer John Weinstein for failure to pay the seven percent drink tax.
New Bill Could Mean Higher Taxes On Drinking Or Working In PittsburghIf you live, work or dine in certain communities like the city of Pittsburgh -- you could get an unexpected jolt to your wallet, like a separate city-imposed drink tax.
2 Local Bars Getting Padlocked For Failing To Pay Taxes Two local bars have been padlocked after failing to pay Allegheny County alcoholic drink taxes.
With Two Weeks Left, County Executive Race Heats UpWith only two weeks remaining until the Nov. 8 election, the race for Allegheny County Executive between Democrat Rich Fitzgerald and Republican D. Raja is intensifying.
Raja Proposes Ending Drink Tax In Allegheny CountyThe Port Authority of Allegheny County gets a lot of money from the federal government, but to get those dollars, county taxpayers have been paying a 7 percent drink tax to raise the required $28 million local match.