Vero Beach - Indian River County
Tourism tax dollars have rebounded throughout our community to levels prior to the hurricanes. Tourist tax dollars collected from hotels have increased from 581K 10/11 to 604K 11/12. Of increased significance to the City of Vero Beach is the percentage of tourist tax dollars derived from hoteliers located in the City - last year 51.5% City to 50.5 IRC, to this years’ numbers of 56.5% City and 43.5% IRC. Visitors are increasing choosing City of Vero Beach hoteliers, and enriching our local economy, though the tourism tax dollars are funneled out to the entire county.
Interestingly, 52% of total tourism tax dollars raised in the County are sent to Tourist tax Fund 128 – to be used solely for beach restoration. 2011-12 dollars raised by taxes to tourists within the City of Vero Beach raised close to $340,000!
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