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Cleveland – Heart of Rock & Roll – Tries to Kill Music & Tourism Tax

Cleveland – Heart of Rock & Roll – Tries to Kill Music & Tourism Tax

For city governments flailing for tax revenue, take note of Cleveland – an example of what not to do and then an example of how to undo the mistakes. Cleveland, like many destinations, depends on music to draw visitors and generates millions in spending and revenue as a result. So when the City decided to […]

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One Percent Sales Tax Earns Myrtle Beach +$25 Million for Tourism

One Percent Sales Tax Earns Myrtle Beach +$25 Million for Tourism

In 2011, TripAdvisor rated Myrtle Beach, South Carolina the number one beach destination in the US. Google rated Myrtle Beach number two for the summer 2011 — no doubt a sign of the Myrtle Beach area’s successful marketing and promotion campaigns. They have especially emphasized online marketing campaigns. These campaigns are financed by a “tourism […]

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