A Philadelphia judge has kicked out of common pleas court a lawsuit brought by the city alleging that 17 major online travel brokers have consistently failed to remit the proper amount of tax money when booking local hotel rooms for users.

In City of Philadelphia v. Hotels.com, Judge Howland W. Abramson of the Commerce Case Management Program reasoned that if the city believes the dot-coms owe it money, it needs to take the matter up with the city’s Tax Review Board.

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