Proposed Bill to Increase Car Rental Taxes in the Virgin Islands

Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Photo via Wikimedia. 
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Photo via Wikimedia.
The Virgin Islands Consortium reported U.S. Virgin Islands Senator Jean Forde has proposed a bill to raise taxes on car rentals by adding a community surcharge of $3.75.

Currently, there is already a daily surcharge of $3.75 along with other taxes like a $25 driving permit tax and $3.60 airport concession fee. Several rental car companies in the Virgin Islands are claiming the new tax would cause “lasting damage” to their businesses, according to the article.

Read the full article by clicking the URL: http://viconsortium.com/business/jean-forde-proposes-bill-adding-3-75-tax-to-car-rentals-raising-daily-surcharge-to-7-50/

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