R.I.’s 5% hotel tax collection up in August

COLLECTION OF THE 5 percent hotel tax in Rhode Island increased 8.5 percent year over year in August. The Omni Providence Hotel, pictured above, accounted for $135,027 of total collection. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
COLLECTION OF THE 5 percent hotel tax in Rhode Island increased 8.5 percent year over year in August. The Omni Providence Hotel, pictured above, accounted for $135,027 of the total collection. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
PROVIDENCE – The 5 percent hotel tax collection in Rhode Island in August increased 8.5 percent year over year to $3.2 million, an increase of $248,659, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue Tuesday. Regional tourism district allocation (which does not include the allocation to the Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau) decreased 3.9 percent…

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