Settings

Home Site
Notification
Push Notifications
Contact Us
Mount Pleasant Daily Voice serves Mount Pleasant & Valhalla

Menu

Mount Pleasant Daily Voice serves Mount Pleasant & Valhalla

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Meteor Shower Happening This Weekend: Here's When To Watch, Westchester
news

Abinanti Bill Allows Greenburgh, Mount Pleasant Hotel Tax

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The state Assembly passed Assemblyman Tom Abinanti’s legislation that authorizes the town of Greenburgh and all of its villages, and the village of Sleepy Hollow in the town of Mount Pleasant to impose a hotel/motel occupancy tax within their boundaries.

“These municipalities provide additional services because of the presence of hotels within their boundaries,” said Abinanti, a Democrat who represents the towns of Greenburgh and Mount Pleasant. “Property-tax payers need relief, and municipalities need additional nonproperty-tax sources of revenue to fund basic services.”

The bill also requires that the municipality levying the tax set aside one-sixth of the taxes collected to promote economic development and tourism.

“It is unfair that Greenburgh, the second-largest municipality in Westchester, cannot collect an occupancy tax while several smaller municipalities can,” said the Westchester Assemblyman.

The bill is now pending in the Senate.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Mount Pleasant Daily Voice!

Serves Mount Pleasant & Valhalla

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.