EDGECOMBE COUNTY OCCUPANCY TAX AUTHORIZATION.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 529 (Local) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE EDGECOMBE COUNTY TO LEVY AN OCCUPANCY TAX.
Intro. by Tolson.

Status: Ch. SL 2013-255 (House Action) (Jul 9 2013)

Bill History:

H 529/S.L. 2013-255

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 10 2013 - More information

    AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE EDGECOMBE COUNTY TO LEVY AN OCCUPANCY TAX. Enacted July 9, 2013. Effective July 9, 2013.


  • Summary date: Apr 2 2013 - More information

    Authorizes the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners to levy a room occupancy tax of up to 6%. Provides that both taxes must be levied, administered, collected, and repealed as provided in GS 153A-155 (Uniform provisions for room occupancy taxes). Requires the Edgecombe County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) to use at least two-thirds of the occupancy tax proceeds to promote travel and tourism in the county and the remainder for other tourism-related expenditures . Mandates that at least one-third of the TDA's members must be affiliated with businesses that collect the tax in the county and at least one-half must be currently active in the county's travel and tourism promotion. Makes conforming changes to GS 153A-155.


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