Wichita Falls Hotel Occupancy Tax One Step Closer

Wichita Falls City council members are one step closer with a Hotel Occupancy Tax Proposition for 2020. At Tuesday’s meeting council reviewed the information presented at the last meeting and took a vote to push the tax increase to the next step. That next step is off to the Texas Comptroller office.

“What we are looking at is a two percent tax increase on hotel fees. Basically, for a $100 per night hotel bill, you’re looking at a two dollars. The benefit here is that it’s an increase for people visiting the city rather than an increase in the property tax,” said City Attorney, Kinley Hegglund.

Read more about the proposed tax increase here.

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