40:48F-1 Hotel, motel tax authorized, certain.
3.The governing body of a municipality, other than a city of the first class or a city of the second class in which the tax authorized under P.L.1981, c.77 (C.40:48E-1 et seq.) is imposed, a city of the fourth class in which the tax authorized under P.L.1947, c.71 (C.40:48-8.15 et seq.) is imposed, or a municipality in which the tax and assessment authorized under section 4 of P.L.1992, c.165 (C.40:54D-4) is imposed, may adopt an ordinance imposing a tax, at a uniform percentage rate not to exceed 1% on charges of rent for every occupancy on or after July 1, 2003 but before July 1, 2004, and not to exceed 3% on charges of rent for every occupancy on or after July 1, 2004, of a room or rooms in a hotel subject to taxation pursuant to subsection (d) of section 3 of P.L.1966, c.30 (C.54:32B-3). An ordinance so adopted may also require that unpaid taxes under this section shall be subject to interest at the rate of 5% per annum.
A tax imposed under this section shall be in addition to any other tax or fee imposed pursuant to statute or local ordinance or resolution by any governmental entity upon the occupancy of a hotel room.
A copy of an ordinance adopted pursuant to this section shall be transmitted upon adoption or amendment to the State Treasurer, together with a list of the names and addresses of all of the hotels and motels located in the municipality. An ordinance so adopted or any amendment thereto shall provide that the tax provisions of the ordinance or any amendment to the tax provisions shall take effect on the first day of the first full month occurring 30 days after the date of transmittal to the State Treasurer for ordinances adopted in calendar year 2003 and on the first day of the first full month occurring 90 days after the date of transmittal to the State Treasurer for ordinances adopted in calendar year 2004 and thereafter.
A municipality that has adopted an ordinance pursuant to this section shall annually provide to the State Treasurer, not later than January 1 of each year, a list of the names and addresses of all of the hotels and motels located in the municipality. A municipality shall also provide to the State Treasurer the name and address of any hotel or motel that commences operation after January 1 of any year.
L.2003, c.114, s.3; amended 2010, c.55, s.1.
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