Online Travel Cos. Ask Top Fla. Court To Pass On Bed Tax Row

Law360, Miami (June 18, 2013, 6:22 PM EDT) -- A group of online travel companies on Monday urged the Florida Supreme Court to not take up an appeal by Florida counties of a ruling in favor of the online booking sites over how to apply the state's bed tax.

Expedia Inc., Orbitz LLC and other online travel comparison and booking sites asked the state's high court to refrain from exercising discretionary jurisdiction and to let the First District Court of Appeal's decision in favor of the companies stand.

A panel of the appeals court in...
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