Wednesday, March 2, 2011

January Hotel Room Tax Collections Grow in Orange County, FL

 ORLANDO, FLORIDA -- County Comptroller Martha Haynie (top right photo) announced today that resort tax collections received by the County for the hotel collection month of January 2011 were $12,559,300.

 Resort taxes are charged on short-term rentals, mostly hotels and motels.
Comptroller Haynie noted that January 2011 collections were seven percent higher than January 2010.

 “Tourism continues to be the bright spot in our local economy,” Haynie stated.

For a copy of the month’s statistics, please contact Martha O. Haynie (407) 836-5690

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