Mar 03, 2015

The New Hampshire Senate is considering a bill that would allow municipalities to add a fee, up to $1 per night, for hotel and motel rooms.

Sen. Martha Fuller Clark (D-Portsmouth) was asked by Portsmouth city officials to sponsor the bill.  They argue the fee will help off-set the costs of police, fire and public works related to hotels and tourists.

May 06, 2016

Next Wednesday, May 11 the New Hampshire House of Representatives will vote on a bill to study the effect of short-term rentals on municipalities.

meals and rooms tax in tourist towns
Jul 13, 2017

Over the years the New Hampshire Legislature has rejected several attempts to give tourists towns more state revenue.

What is the meals and rooms tax?

The meals and rooms tax, collected at restaurants and hotels, accounts for about 13% of all state tax revenue.

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