Bill Summaries: H1127 (2015-2016 Session)

  • Summary date: May 17 2016 - View summary

    Authorizes the Sanford City Council to levy a room occupancy tax of up to 3%. Provides that the tax must be levied, administered, collected, and repealed as provided in GS 160A-215 (uniform provisions for room occupancy taxes). Requires the Sanford Tourism Development Authority (TDA) to use 100% of the occupancy tax proceeds to promote travel and tourism in the city.

    Provides provisions for the appointment, membership, and duties of the TDA. Requires the TDA to make reports quarterly and at the close of the fiscal year to the Sanford City Council on its receipts and expenditures for the preceding quarter and for the year. Makes conforming changes.