Category Archives: General
CITY OF TULSA PUSHES TAX INCREASE ON STRUGGLING HOTEL INDUSTRY
There is no doubt 2020 has thus far been a devastating year for the hospitality industry. From airlines, to cruise lines, to hotels, travel for both business and leisure have disappeared. In fact, many Courthouses in Oklahoma are holding arguments virtually, our Federal Government has provided for over $3 trillion in funds to protect… Read More »
Family files Class Action Seeking Refund of Fees Paid to Oklahoma Colleges and Universities.
On May 22, 2020, Christopher Knox, father of a student at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, filed a class action lawsuit against the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, which coordinates and manages the 25 colleges and universities that make up the Oklahoma State System for Higher Education. The lawsuit is asking the… Read More »
Court Finds That City of Tulsa’s Tax Increase on Hoteliers Violates Oklahoma Law and Potentially the Oklahoma Constitution
On January 15, 2020, a Tulsa County District Court declared the Tulsa Improvement District No. 1 (“TID”) violated Oklahoma law as a result of the City of Tulsa improperly and arbitrarily attempted to tax hotels with 110 rooms or more in violation of state law, which requires that hotel improvement district taxes of this… Read More »