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January 8, 2013

Linking bed tax, sales tax

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MALONE —

The Tourism Office website www.adirondacklakes.com lists more than 80 lodging sites in Franklin County and splits them into cottages and private rentals; bed and breakfast establishments; and hotels and motels. Resorts and lodges are also listed, but they are repeat entries from the three main categories.

Here is a breakdown of the type of unit, the range of daily room rates, the range of weekly room rates, the proposed 5 percent bed-tax rate, the 4 percent county-sales-tax rate and the daily and weekly range of costs to stay in Franklin County:

TYPE OF UNIT - DAILY RATE - WEEKLY RATE

Cottage/private rental: $30 to $800 - $750 to $3,600.

Bed tax (5 percent): $1.50 to $40 - $37.50 to $180.

Sales tax (4 percent): $1.20 to $32 - $30 to $144.

Room total: $32.70 to $872 - $817.50 to $3,924.

Bed and breakfast: $55 to $275 - $450 to $1,800.

Bed tax (5 percent): $2.75 to $13.75 - $22.50 to $90.

Sales tax (4 percent): $2.20 to $11 - $18 to $72.

Room total: $59.95 to $299.75 - $490.50 to $1,962.

Hotels and motels: $35 to $260 - $245 to $550.

Bed tax (5 percent): $1.75 to $13 - $12.25 to $27.50.

Sales tax (4 percent): $1.40 to $10.40 - $9.80 to $22.

Room total: $38.15 to $283.40 - $267.05 to $599.50.

 

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