Edinburgh Council are looking for views from visitors and residents on Edinburgh’s plans to introduce a Visitor Levy, otherwise known as a tourist tax.
A visitor levy is defined as an additional charge paid on overnight accommodation. The charge type for Scotland is still being defined but is expected to either be a percentage of the accommodation booking minus any room add-ons (parking, entertainment, food, and drink etc.); or a fixed rate, charged per room, per person, and/or per night.
The Council are seeking your views on:
Take part here: https://uk.surveymonkey.com/r/VisitorLevyforEdinburgh
(Edinburgh Greens support Living Rent’s calls to allow local authorities to use the money on social housing.)