Fla. Appeals Court Sends Hotel Tax Fight To High Court

Law360, Miami (April 16, 2013, 4:26 PM EDT) -- A Florida appeals court on Tuesday refused to reconsider its ruling in favor of a group of online travel companies in their battle against Florida counties over how to apply the state's bed tax, but sent the issue to the state's high court.

The First District Court of Appeal declined to grant a motion for an en banc rehearing, but did certify to the Florida Supreme Court the question of whether the state's bed tax applies to just the hotel room rate or also to the...
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