The Heartbreak of Hotel Taxes

June 24, 2008

You go to check out of your hotel and get the bill. There at the bottom are the various taxes added on by state and local governments, always eager to tap the traveler and not the locals. These taxes can mount up, especially if you stay for several days. In an interesting piece in the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Brian Lazenby walks through the lodging tax in Tennessee’s largest cities.

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