William March: Fee or tax? Tampa, hotels fight lawmakers’ efforts to cut marketing money

Tampa and the Hillsborough County Hotel & Motel Association are fighting back hard against a lawsuit by House Speaker Richard Corcoran over what he calls an “illegal tax” on a dozen downtown and Ybor City hotels.

The city and the association say the $1.50 per night added to room rentals is actually a fee sought by the hotels themselves to create a “tourism marketing district” to promote tourism in downtown and Ybor City.

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