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2013 HVS U.S. Lodging Tax Study

<p>The <i>2013 HVS U.S. Lodging Tax Study</i> explores the current status and historical trends in the imposition of lodging taxes in the United States. This updated version expands the HVS U.S. Lodging Tax Study to provide information on lodging tax rates and collections in all 50 states and in the 150 largest cities in the United States. HVS identifies the lodging tax rates levied at the state, county, city, and special district levels, and the collection and distribution of revenue from lodging taxes. A detailed list of recent and scheduled rate changes accompanies the findings. This study provides a valuable source of comparative information for destination marketing and sales organizations and hotel sales managers. As cities compete for price sensitive hotel business, lodging tax rates have become an important factor in consumer choice, as they range from 7% to over 17.5% of total lodging costs.</p> <p>For more information about the report, contact Tom Hazinski at Email: <a href="mailto:thazinski@hvs.com">thazinski@hvs.com</a>.</p>

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The 2013 HVS U.S. Lodging Tax Study explores the current status and historical trends in the imposition of lodging taxes in the United States. This updated version expands the HVS U.S. Lodging Tax Study to provide information on lodging tax rates and collections in all 50 states and in the 150 largest cities in the United States. HVS identifies the lodging tax rates levied at the state, county, city, and special district levels, and the collection and distribution of revenue from lodging taxes. A detailed list of recent and scheduled rate changes accompanies the findings. This study provides a valuable source of comparative information for destination marketing and sales organizations and hotel sales managers. As cities compete for price sensitive hotel business, lodging tax rates have become an important factor in consumer choice, as they range from 7% to over 17.5% of total lodging costs.

For more information about the report, contact Tom Hazinski at Email: thazinski@hvs.com.