Canada Day Brings Change to Hotel Room Tax
Prince George, B.C. – Taxes take no holiday.
Effective July 1st, the accommodation tax applied to the cost of staying in a hotel in Prince George will be 3%.
That’s up 1% from the previous amount added to a hotel bill.
The dollars raised from this tax will be put towards tourism development. Tourism Prince George has said it will use the extra funds to increase and attract higher profile sport events, meetings and conventions to the City.
Last year, the tax contributed $764,769 towards Prince George Tourism’s $1.2 million dollar budget.