Tennessee Ruling is Latest Win for Online Booking Companies in Fight over Hotel Taxes

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The army of lawyers that the online travel industry has dispatched for a nationwide fight against paying municipal hotel occupancy taxes can cross Tennessee off their list of states to worry about. Last week a Nashville federal district court judge ruled against a class of Tennessee cities suing Priceline, Travelocity, Expedia, and Orbitz for unpaid hotel taxes. The decision a notable development in what has become a widespread campaign by municipalities to extend their pre-Internet occupancy tax statutes to the online outfits.

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