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Online hotel booking companies lose Wyoming tax fight

CHEYENNE  — A effort by Wyoming to collect more taxes from online travel companies such as Travelocity, Expedia and Priceline for hotel bookings will likely end up in court.

March 30, 2013 7:14 pmLoading…

Online travel firms say they don't owe bed taxes, seek dismissal of lawsuit

HELENA — Online travel firms that book motel and rental-car reservations in Montana are not “owners or operators” of the product, and therefore shouldn’t pay state bed or rental-car taxes on their share of the transaction, their attorneys argued in state District Court Wednesday.

August 24, 2011 4:28 pmLoading…

Online travel industry gets help in fight with Montana

HELENA — Two Montana business groups are joining the online travel companies in an ongoing dispute with the state over hotel bed taxes now that the Department of Revenue is rewriting its rules aimed at the big companies.

November 14, 2010 11:45 pmLoading…

Montana sues online travel companies over taxes

HELENA — Montana sued more than a dozen online travel companies on Monday, claiming the companies shortchange the state on hotel taxes.

November 08, 2010 6:01 pmLoading…

Travelocity seeks clarification in tax dispute

HELENA — Internet travel giant Travelocity said Wednesday that Gov. Brian Schweitzer has misrepresented the ongoing tax dispute with the online travel industry.

September 22, 2010 4:44 pmLoading…

Travelocity announces $500,000 investment in Montana

BUTTE – Montana’s tourism industry had cause to celebrate on Tuesday when Travelocity, the global travel company, announced a big gift at the Montana Economic Summit.

September 14, 2010 8:01 pm Related Loading…

Schweitzer corners Travelocity over tax dispute

BUTTE — Gov. Brian Schweitzer publicly hammered Travelocity leaders Tuesday over a growing tax dispute — the same day the online travel reservation company announced a program aimed at promoting the state.

September 14, 2010 12:19 pm Related Loading…

Officials eye loss of lodging taxes

CASPER — Travelocity’s Roaming Gnome entices travelers to book cheap rooms and vacation packages.

February 06, 2010 11:55 pm Related Loading…

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