The Municipal Data Bank maintained by DOR's Division of Local Services has created a new Local Options page that, for the first time, includes current data on revenue returned to cities and towns that have adopted the local option rooms tax.
This new local option rooms tax revenue data covers the years from 2008 through the present.
The Local Options page is also the source for current data on the local option meals tax.
DOR also publishes Room Occupancy Revenue reports, but the data recorded in those is not as up to date.
More information on the local option rooms tax is found in this recent DOR blog post.
Editor'sNote. The Patriot Ledger has published a recent story taking a look at how the local option rooms tax is working on the South Shore and the Cape
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