Thursday, August 4, 2016

WDT: A Good Night's Sleep Comes With a Price

    As the Big County considers expansion of its bed tax to vacation home and private campgrounds, one wonders if some day there will be a three percent levy on apartments, and sales tax too.
     It's a natural extension of an accepted concept...that to lay your head on a pillow, the state needs its take.
     St. Lawrence County has inked a deal with an on line booking agency to automatically collect said taxes on its customers, but lawmakers still think there are too many people sleeping for free and want to amend their local bed tax law.
 http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/news05/expansion-of-bed-tax-public-hearing-set-for-sept-12-20160804

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

They collect it to support tourism.
Time for an executive director of tourism.
I bet the Chamber will support that!