Hotel Lobby Group Presses For More Equal Pa. Tax Laws

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 1:36 PM EDT) -- As Pennsylvania legislators tackle a spate of new tax bills, the American Hotel & Lodging Association testified Tuesday at a state House of Representatives committee hearing that lawmakers should close allegedly unfair loopholes allowing online travel companies to skirt tax requirements.

AH&LA chose a Pennsylvania House Committee on Tourism & Recreational Development hearing as the venue to urge the passage of five bills — HB 871, 872, 873, 874 and 875 — that are proposed to close up loopholes in state tax laws that allow OTCs...
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