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2013-03-20 12:30:16

For a second year, legislators place online travel tax on the chopping block NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel Tech: The Travel Technology Association applauds the wisdom of the Tennessee Senate State and Local Government Committee for voting "no" on Senate Bill 212, which would have created new taxes on brick-and-mortar and online travel services. Online travel companies (OTCs), Tennessee travel agents, anti-tax organizations, independent Tennessee hoteliers,...

2013-03-08 12:28:24

State Legislature Considering Punitive New Taxes on Tennessee Travel and Tourism Industry NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an attempt to impose new travel service taxes on Tennessee travel and tourism, state Senator Doug Overbey and state Representatives Art Swann and Steve McDaniel have sponsored legislation to impose new taxes on travelers who use the services of online travel companies and brick and mortar travel agents. The basis of the new tax is an...

2012-11-02 11:26:50

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just weeks after celebrating two major legal victories in Texas and Hawaii, online travel companies (OTCs) again announced two more significant court wins, this time in Anaheim and Santa Monica, California. The California Second District Court of Appeals today affirmed judgments by the Superior Court of Los Angeles County which concluded that OTCs were not liable for local lodging taxes on their hotel reservation services. "In the...