NEW HOTEL ROOM TAX EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015
The new 5% hotel occupancy, or room tax, which includes motels and other similar places of establishment goes into effect this week, Wednesday, July 1.
The administration bill which set up the new tax was approved by the Fono in the First Regular Session and signed into law by the governor on Apr. 16. ASG officials testified in the Fono that the government estimates they will be able to collect $200,000 from the new tax.