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Code of Virginia
Title 58.1. Taxation
Chapter 38. Miscellaneous Taxes
6/27/2022

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§ 58.1-3843. (Effective until September 1, 2021) Scope of transient occupancy tax.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, general or special, the tax imposed on transient room rentals pursuant to the authority of this article shall be imposed only for the occupancy of any room or space that is suitable or intended for occupancy by transients for dwelling, lodging, or sleeping purposes.

2006, c. 216.

§ 58.1-3843. (Effective September 1, 2021) Scope of transient occupancy tax.

A. As used in this section:

"Accommodations" means any room or space for which tax is imposed on the retail sale of the same pursuant to this article.

"Accommodations fee" means the same as such term is defined in § 58.1-602.

"Accommodations intermediary" means the same as such term is defined in § 58.1-602.

"Accommodations provider" means the same as such term is defined in § 58.1-602.

"Affiliate" means the same as such term is defined in § 58.1-439.18.

"Discount room charge" means the same as such term is defined in § 58.1-602.

"Retail sale" means a sale to any person for any purpose other than for resale.

"Room charge" means the same as such term is defined in § 58.1-602.

B. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, general or special, the tax imposed on transient room rentals pursuant to the authority of this article shall be imposed only for the use or possession of any room or space that is suitable or intended for occupancy by transients for dwelling, lodging, or sleeping purposes.

C. The scope of the transient occupancy tax imposed pursuant to this article shall be consistent with the scope of the transient occupancy tax imposed under Article 6 (§ 58.1-3818.8 et seq.).

2006, c. 216; 2021, Sp. Sess. I, c. 383.

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