Allen County's innkeeper's tax increase approved

Allen County Council approved raising the innkeeper's tax from 7% to 8% Thursday morning in a 4-3 vote.

Posted: Aug 15, 2019 8:57 PM
Updated: Aug 15, 2019 10:18 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - It will cost more to spend a night in an Allen County hotel.

Allen County Council approved raising the innkeeper's tax from 7% to 8% Thursday morning in a 4-3 vote.

This means visitors to Fort Wayne will pay about an extra 75 cents a night for a hotel room.

The money will go to organizations promoting tourism in Fort Wayne, like Visit Fort Wayne.

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