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Version:2nd Sponsor:
Meeting Date:2017-Dec-13 2017-Dec-13 2 Ward:CITY WIDE
Meeting Type:City Council Video:No Video Available
Attachments:Document 2.docx    Minute Extract .docx    
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 2nd12017-Dec-13City Council
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Passed    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 & 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 & 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 & Breakfast establishment meets the definition of the Zoning By-law 2008-250 as amended; (b) The Bed & Breakfast establishment is occupied and operated by the property owner, and is classified in the residential property tax class, and (c) The accommodation purchases are invoiced by the Bed & Breakfast establishment and not a third party home-sharing listing entity.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) R. Chiarelli  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) E. El-Chantiry  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Blais  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Taylor  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) J. Harder  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Cloutier  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) R. Brockington  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) M. Wilkinson  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Tierney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Leiper  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) A. Hubley  Yes
(Mayor / Maire) J. Watson  Absent
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Nussbaum  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Yes