San Antonio City Council Approves Tourism Tax

San Antonio City Council Approves Tourism Tax

San Antonio – (KTSA News) -A new tourism tax would have been a serious cashflow for the town.

on Thursday

It was approved by the San Antonio city council.

The self imposed tax is on a lot more than 100 lodging and hotels businesses. It’ll add about 10 million to the town coffers on the next 8 years.

The money will probably be used to advertise the city’s tourism industry.

The tax was passed with a 10 to at least one 1 vote.  Councilman Rey Saldana voted against it.

He wanted Haven for Hope, the agency that assist the homeless to obtain 20 percent of the amount of money but his request wasn’t granted.

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