Extra penny bed tax generates more than $200K

Last December Santa Rosa County Commissioners voted to levy an additional one-cent bed tax for the purpose of beach restoration funding. That additional assessment started June 1 and generated more than $217,000 by Sept. 30 – the end of the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

Santa Rosa County Public Information Officer Joy Tsubooka provided an update on overall county bed tax revenues, which have steadily increased over the past year, at the Nov. 11 south end tourist development (TDC) council committee meeting.

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