Pittsburgh Hertz Underpaid Rental Car Taxes

Pittsburgh International Airport. Photo via Wikimedia.
Pittsburgh International Airport. Photo via Wikimedia.

An audit by the Allegheny County controller’s office has found that Pittsburgh International Airport’s Hertz location underpaid $435,777 in county rental taxes, according to a report by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Hertz must also pay an additional $207,530 for penalties and interest, says the report.

Hertz said the reason for the underpayment was a computer glitch that has since been resolved, according to the report. The underpayment took place from May 2010 to June 2011, Deputy Controller Amy Griser told the Post-Gazette.

Hertz agreed on the figure it underpaid but wanted to look over the calculation for penalty and interest, Griser told the Post-Gazette. Once paid, the money will be deposited as revenue in the county’s transit fund.

Click here for the full Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report: http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/12/10/Rental-car-tax-glitch-nets-Allegheny-County-nearly-650-000/stories/201412100045

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Safeguarding Your Business with Brokers

While the high-profile bankruptcy of Atlas Choice has left many car rental companies wary of working with brokers, rental companies can take steps to protect themselves and ensure a productive relationship.

My Number One Takeaway from ICRS 2017

This year’s International Car Rental Show (ICRS) opened the door to new business models facing transportation today — yet adapting to these new technologies is not the first key to survival.

Trump and Regulations: An Alt-Fuel View

With 2025 emissions targets back in review, manufacturers, alt-fuel, and alt-power suppliers weigh in on the potential impacts of Trump’s initiatives.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>