There is hereby imposed a tax of 3% on the rent charged by an operator for providing lodging to any person after the adoption of this chapter. The tax shall be stated and charged separately and shall be collected by the operator from lodger. The tax collected by the operator shall be a debt owed by the operator to the municipality. In no case shall the tax imposed by this section upon an operator exceed the amount of tax which the operator is authorized and required by this chapter to collect from a lodger.
(Ord. 788, passed 2-19-02)