Hawaii: Hotel Tax Revenue Jumps 25 Percent
The Associated Press
Hotel tax revenues in Hawaii have jumped nearly 25 percent in the first two months of the fiscal year.
The state Department of Taxation said Wednesday it collected $43.6 million in transient accommodations taxes in July and August.
That compares to $35 million for the same period in the 2009 fiscal year.
The state also collected $402.9 million in general excise and use taxes during July and August.
That's 2.2 percent more than the same period in 2009.
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