Edinburgh Tourist Tax

There are serious proposals in the city of Edinburgh for a tax to be levied on tourists staying in hotels to raise funds for the city’s investment in tourism promotion. A city is no different to a company or a country; in these difficult economic conditions, finances are stretched and imaginative ways of raising additional funds and augmenting normal sources of city funding are being sought. However an Edinburgh tourist tax, a bed tax, or whatever name the concept is called is not the solution for the city of Edinburgh Continue reading