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Free Occupancy Tax Seminar scheduled for March 21

PALESTINE, March 15, 2013—An Occupancy Tax Seminar, hosted by the Texas Hotel and Lodging Association, will be held on March 21, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., at the Ben E. Keith Community Room.

The seminar will focus on the use, benefits, and features of the occupancy tax, a tax charged to guests of hotels, motels and Bed & Breakfasts, of which the city receives seven percent.

The seminar is free of charge. The public is invited to learn about the uses of the tax revenue, and contribute ideas on how to use this revenue more efficiently.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Carol Sigman of the Palestine Hospitality Association about the occupancy tax and seminar. Click below to hear interview. 



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