St. Louis repeated as the city that charges the highest lodging taxes among the 150 largest U.S. cities, HVS mentioned in its annual Lodging Tax Report.
Among state and neighborhood taxes, St. Louis guests pay a 22% tax price on their hotel rooms, up from the 18% they paid the previous year. Amongst the country’s biggest 25 hotel markets, Anaheim, Calif. (house to Disneyland), Houston and Indianapolis all charged 17%, although Chicago and Atlanta charged 16%.
On the reduced finish, Las Vegas was the least-taxing among the biggest U.S. markets, charging 11.5% in room taxes. St. Petersburg, Fla., and Phoenix every single charged 12%. New York, the most costly U.S. hotel marketplace, charged a 14.75% price.
Overall, the 150 biggest U.S. cities averaged a 13.4% room-tax rate, about the identical as final year.