Municipal Accommodation Tax

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

On November 13, 2017, staff provided a preliminary report to Council (see Document Library) regarding information surrounding Bill 127 - "A Stronger, Healthier Ontario", which received Royal Assent on May 17, 2017.

Bill 127, "A Stronger, Healthier Ontario", granted authority to Ontario municipalities to impose a mandatory Municipal Accommodation Tax which would apply to hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and all other accommodation types that rent rooms for under 30 days.

A report was prepared by staff for the January 22, 2018, Committee of the Whole Meeting. The report requested direction from Council as to whether or not to move forward with implementing the tax. At this time the Committee received the report and took no further action.

The minutes from the January 22, 2018 Committee of the Whole meeting were approved at the February 12, 2018 Council meeting for Council's consideration.

Council approved the amended recommendations contained in Report CS-18-002 which stated:

"that Council receive the report and take no further action at this time."

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

On November 13, 2017, staff provided a preliminary report to Council (see Document Library) regarding information surrounding Bill 127 - "A Stronger, Healthier Ontario", which received Royal Assent on May 17, 2017.

Bill 127, "A Stronger, Healthier Ontario", granted authority to Ontario municipalities to impose a mandatory Municipal Accommodation Tax which would apply to hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and all other accommodation types that rent rooms for under 30 days.

A report was prepared by staff for the January 22, 2018, Committee of the Whole Meeting. The report requested direction from Council as to whether or not to move forward with implementing the tax. At this time the Committee received the report and took no further action.

The minutes from the January 22, 2018 Committee of the Whole meeting were approved at the February 12, 2018 Council meeting for Council's consideration.

Council approved the amended recommendations contained in Report CS-18-002 which stated:

"that Council receive the report and take no further action at this time."

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