NEW YORK — Priceline.com came close Friday to becoming the first stock in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to ever cross $1,000. Investors jumped onboard after the travel booking company reported better than expected second-quarter earnings. The stock price ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia can collect sales taxes on the rates hotel guests pay for rooms they book through online travel companies, a judge has ruled. The city has been collecting taxes on the wholesale rates that the ...Read More »
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Baltimore County’s lawsuit against several online hotel booking companies for allegedly unpaid hotel-room occupancy taxes has survived a motion to dismiss in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. Judge Marvin J. Garbis granted in part and denied in part the defendants’ ...Read More »
Baltimore City has reached a $390,000 settlement of its hotel occupancy tax lawsuit against Priceline.com Inc. and two related e-booking companies. The deal, approved by the Board of Estimates last Wednesday, covers Priceline’s past tax liability, going back at least ...Read More »