By Unsie Zuege
A lodging tax has been proposed to establish a Chanhassen visitors bureau.
Cities can impose up to a 3% tax on short-term lodging like hotels, if 95 percent of the revenue raised is used for tourism promotion, according to Minnesota statute.
Vernelle Clayton and Joel Rainville, representing BuyChanhassen, have proposed that the city institute a lodging tax to fund a Chanhassen visitors bureau with a dedicated employee. It would also help fund a contract with Meet Minneapolis, a visitors and convention bureau.
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