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Old 22-01-2015, 09:19   #1
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Room TAX for boaters?

Thought we should spread the word of this before it gets out of hand and affects ALL OF US!

We live in Sturgeon Bay, WI (for a few more months, then onboard our ship) which is a draw for tourists and boaters in the summer. THIS IS WHAT WAS IN THE MORINING NEWS!
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Room Tax For Boaters?

Members of the Door County Tourism Zone Commission discussed the possibility of a tax on transient boat slips at their meeting Jan. 15.

The tax would be similar to the room tax invoked on lodging and hotels throughout the county, requiring those who traveled to the county by boat to pay a tax.

The primary concern facing the commission is the legality of a tax on transient slips.

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Old 22-01-2015, 12:55   #2
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Re: Room TAX for boaters?

I have been looking for Liveaboard Marinas in Florida, Texas, Washington, and Hawaii. A marina in Washington told me they tax your slip. Florida and Texas did not mention anything about taxes for the most part. I do remember seeing some places charge property taxes on a dock. I think they may have been in Florida, but they may have been the slips you own, not rent.
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