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City of North Myrtle Beach joining lawsuit with several cities against online travel websites

(Source: City of North Myrtle Beach) (Source: City of North Myrtle Beach)

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The City of North Myrtle Beach is joining a lawsuit with, Columbia, Charleston, North Charleston, and Hilton head against online travel websites. 

Leaders voted in favor of the move at a council meeting Monday evening. The suit claims the companies charged customers taxes on marked up hotel room prices, but only paid the city taxes on discounted rates. Some of the websites mentioned were Cheap Tickets dot com, Travelocity and Expedia. Mayor Marilyn Hatley says they never secured business licenses in the city.?

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