Hotel guest taxes hiked
The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) announced the second post-election ballot count update for the Local and Municipal Elections.
The update includes 35 ballots processed since Election Night. The total election results count is now 27,864, which is 12.69 percent of registered voters. Election results can be viewed on LAVote.net.
CITY OF INGLEWOOD SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION – MEASURE H
INGLEWOOD COMMUNITY SERVICES PROTECTION MEASURE. Proposed tax to maintain essential community services, keep public areas safe/clean, retain local businesses/jobs, address traffic near sports/entertainment facilities, increase affordable housing, maintain youth/anti-gang programs, senior services, and other general City services. Shall the measure increasing the transient occupancy tax paid only by hotel/motel guests from 14 percent to 15.5 percent providing an estimated $730,000 annually until ended by voters, requiring public spending disclosure, audits, be adopted?
CITY OF INGLEWOOD SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION – MEASURE I
INGLEWOOD PUBLIC SAFETY/ESSENTIAL SERVICES. A proposed measure to maintain emergency response, paramedics, fire protection, public safety/health, address homelessness, ease traffic, and provide general services. Should measure increasing the tax on sales of real estate to 4.5 percent on amounts over $10,000,000, 3.5 percent on amounts between $2,500,000.01-$10,000,000, 1.75 percent on amounts between $1,100,000.01-$2,500,000, keeping the existing 0.055 percent rate for sales under $1,100,000.01 providing $3,500,000 annually until ended by voters, with required public disclosure, audits, be adopted?