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Bed tax deferred, but hotels must still pay – Goff

Brent Melville
Thu, 22 Apr 2021

Bed tax deferred, but hotels must still pay – Goff
Phil Goff: hotels still need to pay for promoting their city.
Brent Melville
Thu, 22 Apr 2021
Auckland mayor Phil Goff says city hotels and other accommodation providers will “have to come to the party” to help the city out of an expected $126 million budgetary hole.While Goff supported Auckland Council’s finance and performance committee today deciding to defer its contentious accommodation provider targeted rate (APTR) to June 2022, he will "continue to oppose” efforts to put the full rate back onto the ratepayer. Rather, he said, the onus remained on the sector to stump up more as accommodation provi...

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