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A. In addition to the tax imposed by Section 4-236-020 of this chapter, a tax is imposed upon persons engaged in the business of valet parking in the City. The rate of this tax shall be 20% of the gross amount of consideration received by the valet parking business in connection with its valet parking operations in the city, including all related service fees or similar charges.
B. A valet parking business that has paid or remitted the tax imposed by Section 4-236-020 to an operator in connection with the same transactions or the use of the same parking spaces, that are subject to subsection A of this section shall be entitled to a credit against the amount of tax owed under subsection A of this section, provided that the operator is registered as a tax collector under this chapter, as evidenced by a certificate issued by the department of finance, or as otherwise confirmed by the department of finance. The valet parking business shall have the burden of proving its entitlement to this credit with books, records and other documentary evidence.
C. Valet parking businesses shall file returns and pay the tax as follows: (1) all tax returns shall be filed with the department not later than the fifteenth day of each calendar month for all taxable consideration received during the immediately preceding calendar month, and (2) all tax payments shall be made to the department not later than the fifteenth day of each calendar month for all taxable consideration received during the immediately preceding calendar month.
(Added Coun. J. 11-19-14, p. 98063, § 5; Amend Coun. J. 5-24-17, p. 49413, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 11-21-17, p. 61858, Art. II, § 7)
Editor's note – The provisions of § 4-236-025 C., as amended by Coun. J. 11-21-17, p. 61858, Art. II, § 7, and as set forth above, are effective on July 1, 2018. The following language is effective until July 1, 2018: “C. Valet parking businesses shall file returns and pay the tax as follows: (1) all tax returns shall be filed with the department on an annual basis on or before August 15 of each year in accordance with Sections 3-4-186 and 3-4-189 of this Code, (2) all tax payments shall be made in accordance with either Section 3-4-187 (payment of actual tax liabilities) or Section 3-4-188 (payment of estimated taxes) and (3) the provisions of Sections 3-4-186, 3-4-187, 3-4-188 and 3-4-189 shall control over any contrary provisions in this chapter regarding the subjects covered by those sections.”