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Informal AG Opinion Clarifies Lodging Tax Awards

Informal AG Opinion Clarifies Lodging Tax Awards

August 24, 2016 by Toni Nelson
Category: Lodging Tax (Hotel-Motel Tax)

An informal opinion from the Attorney General's office states that a municipality may award lodging tax revenues to a recipient in an amount that differs from the LTAC recommendations, as long as the legislative body follows the right process.

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Lodging Tax Reports: Changes to Reporting Process

Lodging Tax Reports: Changes to Reporting Process

February 17, 2016 by Toni Nelson
Category: Lodging Tax (Hotel-Motel Tax)

Details on the new reporting process for lodging tax reports due on March 15, 2016.

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Using Lodging Taxes for Staff Support of LTAC (Updated)

Using Lodging Taxes for Staff Support of LTAC (Updated)

August 20, 2014 by Toni Nelson
Category: Lodging Tax (Hotel-Motel Tax)

Can you use lodging tax revenues to pay for staff support of the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC)? It’s a good question that we’ve been getting lately. After conferring with the State Auditor’s Office, we’ve concluded that this...

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Using Lodging Taxes for Staff Support of LTAC

Using Lodging Taxes for Staff Support of LTAC

July 29, 2014 by Toni Nelson
Category: Lodging Tax (Hotel-Motel Tax)

Can you use lodging tax revenues to pay for staff support of the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC)? It’s a good question that we’ve been getting lately. After conferring with the State Auditor’s Office, we’ve concluded that this...

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JLARC Provides More Information on Lodging Tax Reporting Requirements

JLARC Provides More Information on Lodging Tax Reporting Requirements

November 5, 2013 by Judy Cox
Category: Lodging Tax (Hotel-Motel Tax)

The Joint Legislative and Review Committee (JLARC) has posted new information on its website regarding reporting requirements for the lodging tax...

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The Sun Is Still Shining: Most Uses of Lodging Tax Revenues are Preserved

The Sun Is Still Shining: Most Uses of Lodging Tax Revenues are Preserved

May 20, 2013 by Judy Cox
Category: Lodging Tax (Hotel-Motel Tax)

In a nutshell:  With the passage of ESHB 1253, all the current allowed uses of lodging tax funds have been preserved except one—lodging tax funds may no longer be spent on capital expenditures for tourism-related facilities owned by nonprofit organizations. In this bill, the...

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