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2021

Percent of Broward County tourism tax generated by Fort Lauderdale

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In Broward County, the total rent charged  to every person who rents or leases any living quarters or accommodations for a period of six months or less is subject to a tourist development tax. Living quarters and accommodations include locations such as a hotel/motel, apartment, rooming house, mobile home/RV park, condominium, timeshare or single-family home. Tracking the percentage of total Broward County tourism taxes that are generated by Fort Lauderdale measures the strength of the City's tourism industry, as well as determine the effectiveness of any tourism-oriented marketing campaigns or business incentives.

We are using data produced by Broward County’s Records, Taxes, and Treasury Division.

The target was established based on anticipated increase of tourists visiting Fort Lauderdale as a result of the City’s emphasis on further developing the City as an international tourist destination.

Based on the Broward County Auditor, Tourist Development Tax Section Records, Taxes & Treasury Division, the percent of Broward County tourism tax generated by Fort Lauderdale in 2021 is at 44.6%. Compared to 2020 the City's tourist development tax revenue increased by 89.9% from $23,513,014.10 to $44,643,084.38. As compared to past years since 2019 at $39,460,104.17, 2021has been a record high. This is a good indication that Fort Lauderdale was able to recover from the COVID Pandemic.

The data source for this indicator is obtained through the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, report: Broward County Tourism Tax by Municipality. 

City of Fort Lauderdale
100 North Andrews Avenue | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
www.fortlauderdale.gov

Office of Management and Budget
Division of Structural Innovation
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City of Fort Lauderdale
100 North Andrews Avenue | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
www.fortlauderdale.gov

Office of Management and Budget
Division of Structural Innovation
Contact: [email protected]