Humboldt County Board of Supervisors last week discussed a possible increase and expansion of the transient occupancy from 10% to 12%.
This newcould be on the ballot in the coming months to allow residents to cast their votes.
During the March 1 meeting, county officials shared that the tax increase had been considered for months.
“A ballot measure that updates the tot tax or hotel tax is potentially viable with more than 50% indicating support. Based on the polling, staff on your board consider placing and update of the tot tax to a new rate of 12% and includingparks and ,” a county official said.
usually affect hotels guests. However, if supervisors and voters agree, the tax might also apply to those staying at private and parks.
Some residents voiced opposition against the
This story originally appeared on KRCR.