2012 room tax collections exceed expectations
The city of Hudson's lodging tax is projected to have generated $10,000 more in 2012 than it did in 2011.
The anticipated total for last year is $160,518, according to a report that Finance Officer Neil Soltis presented to the City Council Monday night. The final numbers on collections from the fourth quarter of 2012 aren't in yet.
The 3.5-percent tax on lodging at Hudson hotels and inns generated $150,045 in 2011. The increase for 2012 will be about 7 percent.