Supreme Court Backs Online Travel Firms In Tax FightIn a major victory for the online-travel industry, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday rejected arguments that companies such as Expedia and Travelocity should pay more in county tourist-development taxes.
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Online Travel, Juvenile Sentencing Among Issues Facing CourtThe Florida Supreme Court began an annual summer break last week, taking a breather from its routine of issuing opinions each Thursday in complex legal disputes and the steady flow of death-penalty appeals.
Priceline Buying OpenTable For $2.6 Billion Priceline is buying online restaurant reservation company OpenTable for $2.6 billion. The deal should help Priceline, the online travel company, branch out into a new business segment.
Online Travel Companies Win Appeal In Florida Tax CaseOnline line travel companies like Expedia and Travelocity have won their appeal as to how much tax they should have to pay on hotel rooms they book in Florida.
Broward, Other Counties See Setback In Judge's Hotel Tax RulingBroward county and other Florida companies who were hoping for a windfall in hotel taxes from online travel companies may be out a luck. A Judge in Tallahassee has ruled that while the companies owe the counties taxes. they must be based on their discounted rates, meaning government will get less.