Johnson Co. council votes no on innkeeper’s tax

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JOHNSON CO., Ind. (WISH) – The Johnson County Council voted 3-4 against an inkeeper’s tax.

The 5 percent tax, which would be added on to hotel and motel bills, was proposed to go toward starting a visitor and tourism bureau, 24-Hour News 8’s news partner The Johnson County Daily Journal reports.

Officials say they have a lot of questions that need to be answered. The subject could come up in the council again.

Out of Indiana’s 92 counties, 71 have he innkeeper’s tax. All counties surrounding Johnson have the tax.

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