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Hoquiam Seeks Funding Ideas For Tourism

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In the City of Hoquiam, as in the other cities in Grays Harbor, the total sales tax on lodging in 11.4%.  However, only part of the 11.4% lodging tax comes to the City of Hoquiam, with Hoquiam’s share equal to a 5% tax.  Various portions of the remaining sales tax are distributed to the State, Grays Harbor County, the Grays Harbor Transit, for Criminal Justice and E-911 Communications. 


Hoquiam expects to receive about $11,000 in lodging taxes in 2012.  Proposal forms can be downloaded at or picked up at the below address.


Proposal Deadline:    Thursday, May 24, 2012 – 5:00 PM


Proposal Pickup, Delivery and Mailing Address: 

City of Hoquiam Lodging Tax Advisory Committee
Mike Folkers, Finance Director
City Hall        
609 8th Street
Hoquiam, WA 98550

For more information contact Mike Folkers at (360) 637-6022 or at


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