February 5% hotel tax collections rise 4%

THE 5 PERCENT HOTEL TAX in Rhode Island accounted for $800,934 in tax revenue in February. It was subsequently distributed to regional tourism districts, municipalities, the R.I. Commerce Corp. and the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau.
THE 5 PERCENT HOTEL TAX in Rhode Island accounted for $800,934 in tax revenue in February. It was subsequently distributed to regional tourism districts, municipalities, the R.I. Commerce Corp. and the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau.
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island collections of the 5 percent hotel tax in February increased 4 percent year over year to $800,934, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. Fiscal 2017 year-to-date, collections of the 5 percent hotel tax through February increased $422,568 year over year, a 3.3 percent gain that brought total collections and distributions to…

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