Section 45-20-243

Published: 2015

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Section 45-20-243

Section 45-20-243Levy of tax.

In Covington County, in addition to all other taxes imposed by law, there is levied a privilege or license tax in the amount herein prescribed against every person within the county engaging in the business of renting or furnishing a room or rooms, lodging, or accommodations to a transient in a hotel, motel, inn, condominium, house, tourist court, or another place in which rooms, lodgings, or accommodations are regularly furnished to transients for a consideration. The amount of the tax shall be equal to four percent of the charge for the rooms, lodgings, or accommodations, including the charge for use of rental of personal property and services furnished in the room or rooms.

(Act 98-658, p. 1444, §1; Act 2009-379, p. 703, §1.)