Transient Occupancy Tax - Does that mean homeless?

No. The transient occupancy tax (TOT) is not related to individuals experiencing homeless or homeless-related services. TOT, also known as a "bed tax" or "hotel tax", is paid by visitors staying at hotels and other short-term lodging establishments located within La Palma and helps fund local services visitors use when staying in the City, such as police services, streets, sidewalks, and parks.

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1. Transient Occupancy Tax - Does that mean homeless?
2. Would this increase taxes for local residents?
3. What types of City services could this measure support?
4. How does La Palma’s hotel tax compare to other cities and towns within the area?
5. What contributes to the City of La Palma’s high quality of life?
6. What challenges is La Palma currently facing?
7. What has the City already done to cut costs?
8. How is the City developing a long-term solution to its funding needs?
9. Does the measure include fiscal accountability requirements?
10. What about property tax revenue? Doesn’t property tax revenue support local City services?
11. Can the state or federal governments access this funding?
12. Is this the right time to consider a local tax revenue measure?
13. How many votes are required for this measure to pass?