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Dickenson County Virginia May Levy Transient Occupancy Tax

  • Mar 21, 2013 | Gail Cole

 Dickenson Coutny Virginia Gets New Transient Occupancy Tax, April 2013.

Virginia HB 1670, which was signed into law on March 12, has added Dickenson County to the list of counties that may "levy a transient occupancy tax on hotels, motels, boarding houses, travel campgrounds, and other facilities offering guest rooms rented out for continuous occupancy for fewer than 30 consecutive days."

The transient occupancy tax may not exceed 2% of the amount of charge for the room.

However, the listed counties "may levy a transient occupancy tax not to exceed five percent, and any excess over two percent shall be designated and spent solely for tourism and travel, marketing of tourism or initiatives … that attract travelers to the locality… and generate tourism revenues (sic) in the locality."

HB 1670 applies to the following counties:

  • Accomack County;
  • Albemarle County;
  • Alleghany County;
  • Amherst County;
  • Augusta County;
  • Bedford County;
  • Botetourt County;
  • Brunswick County;
  • Campbell County;
  • Caroline County;
  • Carroll County;
  • Craig County;
  • Cumberland County;
  • Dickenson County;
  • Dinwiddie County;
  • Floyd County;
  • Franklin County;
  • Giles County;
  • Gloucester County;
  • Greene County;
  • Halifax County;
  • James City County;
  • King George County;
  • Loudoun County;
  • Madison County;
  • Mecklenburg County;
  • Montgomery County;
  • Nelson County;
  • Northampton County;
  • Page County;
  • Patrick County;
  • Prince Edward County;
  • Prince George County;
  • Prince William County;
  • Pulaski County;
  • Rockbridge County;
  • Smyth County;
  • Spotsylvania County;
  • Stafford County;
  • Tazewell County;
  • Washington County;
  • Wise County;
  • Wythe County; and
  • York County.

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Gail Cole
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Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.