R.I. collects $922.6K in 5% hotel tax in Feb.

RHODE ISLAND'S 5 PERCENT hotel tax collections totaled $922,558 in February. The Omni Providence Hotel, pictured above, accounted for $69,610 of the tax collection for the month. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
RHODE ISLAND'S 5 PERCENT hotel tax collections totaled $922,558 in February. The Omni Providence Hotel, pictured above, accounted for $69,610 of the tax collection for the month. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 5 percent hotel tax in Rhode Island in February totaled $922,558, a 15.2 percent increase year over year, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue Thursday. Regional tourism districts in the state – there are eight regional tourism districts in the state, many including more than one municipality – received…
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  1. The booming national economy, resulting from federal tax and regulatory cuts, as our RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity accurately predicted, is resulting in windfall revenues for all states; sales and income receipts up, because more people are working at higher wages. For once, we say THANK YOU to the federal government!