Code of Alabama - Title 45: Local Laws - Section 45-3A-51 - Renting or furnishing rooms, lodging or accommodations

Section 45-3A-51 - Renting or furnishing rooms, lodging or accommodations.

There is hereby levied in the City of Eufaula, in addition to all other taxes now imposed by law, a privilege or license tax, paralleling, at lower rate, the state tax on the businesses of renting rooms, lodging or accommodations to transients as provided for in Chapter 26, Title 40, as heretofore or hereafter amended or supplemented, hereinafter referred to as state lodging tax, in the manner and at the rate hereinafter prescribed.

Upon every person, firm, or corporation engaging in the City of Eufaula in the business of renting or furnishing any room or rooms, lodging or accommodations to transients in any hotel, motel, inn, tourist camp, tourist cabin, or any other place in which rooms, lodgings, or accommodations are regularly furnished to transients for a consideration, in an amount to be determined by the application of the rate of two percent of the charge for such room, rooms, lodgings, or accommodations, including the charge for use or rental of personal property and services furnished in such room. Provided, however, there is exempted from the tax levied under this part any rentals or services taxed under the provisions of the Alabama Sales Tax Act, Act 100, of the Second Special Session of the 1959 Legislature, Acts 1959, p. 298, as amended or as may hereafter be amended. The tax shall not apply to rooms, lodgings or accommodations supplied for a period of 30 continuous days or more in any place.

(Act 96-620, p. 986, §1.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021