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Bed Tax

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Hagaman: Invest budget surplus in infrastructure, bin bed tax
11 Oct 2019   /

Hagaman: Invest budget surplus in infrastructure, bin bed tax

Hotel owners across the country are urging the government to invest in tourism infrastructure, following the announcement of its $7.5 billion dollar budget surplus this week.


Hoteliers vow to keep fighting Queenstown bed tax
12 Sep 2019  

Hoteliers vow to keep fighting Queenstown bed tax

The NZ Hotel Owner Association and the Tax Equity Group will fight on despite Govt support for the levy.


Queenstown wins Govt support for local bed tax
11 Sep 2019  

Queenstown wins Govt support for local bed tax

In a blow to the district’s accommodation providers, QLDC has started work on a bill introducing the 5% levy.


HPNZ: Bed tax could encourage freedom camping
8 Jul 2019   /

HPNZ: Bed tax could encourage freedom camping

A bed tax on New Zealand’s holiday parks could encourage more people to freedom camp, says Holiday Parks New Zealand.


Industry rounds on Productivity Commission report
5 Jul 2019  

Industry rounds on Productivity Commission report

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Queenstown bed tax referendum final results
19 Jun 2019  

Queenstown bed tax referendum final results

Queenstown Lakes District Council has released the final results from its referendum on a visitor levy on short-term accommodation.


Queenstown bed tax referendum – a provisional result is in
7 Jun 2019  

Queenstown bed tax referendum – a provisional result is in

How did residents vote in the controversial poll on whether to implement a visitor levy?


QLDC: ‘Strong response’ in bed tax referendum
6 Jun 2019  

QLDC: ‘Strong response’ in bed tax referendum

If the result shows strong support, a change in legislation will be requested so the levy can be charged.


Queenstown bed tax: Voting papers are out
20 May 2019  

Queenstown bed tax: Voting papers are out

Residents are being asked whether they support or oppose the introduction of a visitor levy.


QLDC: Rates relief for accommodation to be scaled back
6 May 2019  

QLDC: Rates relief for accommodation to be scaled back

Operators could also be hit with the technology costs of implementing the 5% bed tax.


Queenstown sets proposed bed tax rate
3 May 2019  

Queenstown sets proposed bed tax rate

“We have listened to the concerns of the accommodation sector,” says QLDC mayor Jim Boult.


Queenstown hoteliers to take bed tax fight to capital
18 Apr 2019  

Queenstown hoteliers to take bed tax fight to capital

The accommodation providers say the levy will damage the resort’s international competitiveness.


Boult: An open letter on Queenstown’s proposed visitor levy
18 Apr 2019   /

Boult: An open letter on Queenstown’s proposed visitor levy

Queenstown Lakes mayor Jim Boult replies to critics of the proposed bed tax and the resort’s planned referendum. 


TIA: A Queenstown bed tax risks harming business
29 Mar 2019  

TIA: A Queenstown bed tax risks harming business

If visitors spend more on accommodation, they could spend less on activities or hospitality, writes Chris Roberts.


Boult: Bed tax of 5%-10% “preferred option”
29 Mar 2019  

Boult: Bed tax of 5%-10% “preferred option”

Queenstown’s proposed tourist tax is on track to be a levy of 5%-10% targeting all short-term accommodation including Airbnb, according to the latest update from Queenstown Lakes District Council.


Perspectives: Jim Boult makes the case for a bed tax
13 Aug 2018   /

Perspectives: Jim Boult makes the case for a bed tax

Queenstown’s mayor argues that visitors need to contribute more towards the resort’s infrastructure needs.


Perspectives: Boult’s bed tax – “inequitable, outdated, unfair”
6 Aug 2018   /

Perspectives: Boult’s bed tax – “inequitable, outdated, unfair”

It’s time for an informed and unemotive debate, writes Dr Anthony Brien.