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2018 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

Chief Patron: Howell
Transient Occupancy Tax (language only)

Item 3-5.16 #1s

Item 3-5.16 #1s

Adjustments and Modifications to Tax Collections
Transient Occupancy Tax

Language


  

Page 469, after line 13, insert:

"§3-5.16 TRANSIENT OCCUPANCY TAX


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in addition to such transient occupancy taxes as are authorized by §§ 58.1-3819 and 58.1-3820, Arlington County may impose an additional transient occupancy tax not to exceed one-fourth of one percent of the amount of the charge for the occupancy of any room or space occupied. The revenues collected from the additional tax shall be designated and spent for the purpose of promoting tourism and business travel in the county."



Explanation

(This amendment would authorize Arlington County to impose an additional transient occupancy tax not to exceed 0.25 percent. The revenues collected from the additional tax would be designated and spent for the purpose of promoting tourism and business travel in the county.)