PHOTO: Blueprints to introduce the rates to short-term operators have been drawn up. Book a Bach
Holiday rental platform Bookabach says Auckland Council’s proposed changes to accommodation rates will hit family bach owners in the pocket.
The so-called ‘bed tax’ aims to lighten the load on ratepayers by raising enough money to cover half the expense of staging major events in the city.
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Blueprints to introduce the rates to short-term operators have been drawn up. But Bookabach general manager Peter Miles says they will have a major affect and he’s begging the council to walk back its plans.
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