Transient occupancy tax; adds Brunswick County to those localities authorized to impose. (HB1711)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Transient Occupancy Tax; Brunswick County.  Adds Brunswick County to those localities authorized to impose a transient occupancy tax not to exceed five percent, with any excess over two percent to be spent solely on tourism. Under current law, any county may impose a transient occupancy tax not to exceed two percent. Read the Bill »

Status

01/24/2011: Merged into HB1452

History

DateAction
01/10/2011Committee
01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103132D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2011Impact statement from TAX (HB1711)
01/17/2011Assigned Finance sub: #2
01/19/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/24/2011Incorporated by Finance (HB1452-Scott, E.T.)

Map

This bill mentions Patrick, Mecklenburg, Brunswick, Halifax, Smyth, Wythe, Wise, Franklin, Pulaski, Dinwiddie, Tazewell, Prince Edward, Bedford, James City, Giles, Craig, Cumberland, Botetourt, Amherst, Alleghany, Nelson, Rockbridge, Albemarle, Caroline, Augusta, Spotsylvania, King George, Greene, Stafford, Page, Prince William, Loudoun.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2355.

Comments

stephen writes:

I've never heard of this kind of tax, what is it?

robert legge writes:

Most counties have some kind of transient occupancy tax (Lodging tax). Any jurisdiction can impose a 2% TOT by right. Or with the enabling legislation they can have up to 5% with 3% earmarked for tourism promotion.