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Rep. Janet Long’s bill to boost tax haul for rooms booked online meets stiff resistance

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When the PriceLine Negotiator or the Roaming Gnome gets you a good deal on a hotel room, he’s paying less in hotel room taxes than you would be if you booked the room yourself. Counties and some in the Legislature say that should change because of the tax money that’s being left on the table. But a bill (which I track using LobbyTools) to clarify that online rooms should result in the same amount of taxes going to state coffers…

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Rep. Janet Long’s bill to boost tax haul for rooms booked online meets stiff resistance

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  When the PriceLine Negotiator or the Roaming Gnome gets you a good deal on a hotel room, he’s paying less in hotel room taxes than you would be if you booked the room yourself. Counties and some in the Legislature say that should change because of the tax money that’s being left on the table. But a bill (which I track using LobbyTools) to clarify that online rooms should result in the same amount of taxes going to state…

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