Room Tax Dollars Up in Door County

For the third consecutive year, Door County saw an increase in the amount of room taxes collected. In 2012, that growth registered at 6.4% greater than the previous year, providing an additional $208,507 in room tax collections. Josh Van Lieshout, the tourism zone chairman, says the dollars collected reflect the economic engine that is tourism in Door County…[audio:|titles=Josh Van Lieshout]
Van Lieshout says it is a point worth noting that in the total tax reported, there is less than $10,000 outstanding & close to half of that is being paid back via settlement…[audio:|titles=Josh Van Lieshout]
Van Lieshout also points out that 30% of the room tax collected, or more than a million dollars, was directed back to the municipalities where it was collected.

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