Motion To: WHEREAS the report entitled Hotel and Short Term Accommodation Tax (ACS2017-CSD-REV-0011) recommends a four percent Municipal Accommodation Tax as further described in the report, being effective January 1, 2018; and WHEREAS, smaller independent Bed and Breakfast operators, who have not previously charged a Destination Marketing Fee to their guests, have requested that the City provide and exemption process to reduce their administrative burden, as they do not have full-time accounting staff; and THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the following Recommendation 3 be added to report ACS2017 CSD-REV-0011: 3. That the Municipal Accommodation Tax by-law, included in Document 2, provide that Bed and Breakfast operators may apply to the City for an exemption from the payment of the Municipal Accommodation Tax, provided that the application is in the form prescribed by the City Treasurer and meets the following eligibility criteria to the satisfaction of the City Treasurer: (a) The Bed an

S. Moffatt
B. Monette
J. Cloutier
G. Darouze
M. Wilkinson
S. Qadri
K. Egli
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
A. Hubley
C. McKenney
M. Qaqish
R. Chiarelli (a)
E. El-Chantiry (a)
D. Chernushenko (a)
S. Blais (a)
M. Fleury (a)
M. Taylor (a)
J. Harder (a)
R. Brockington (a)
D. Deans (a)
J. Mitic (a)
J. Watson (a)
T. Nussbaum (a)
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Vote recorded from City Council on 2017-12-13 regarding agenda item HOTEL AND SHORT TERM ACCOMMODATION TAX.

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