County bites hand that feeds

Editor,
I own/operate a B&B inn in Mariposa County. As a result of the recent voter-approved 2 percent increase in Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT), I received the following notice from Keith Williams, Treasurer/Tax Collector, dated Jan. 15:
“As an operator and/or owner of a Vacation Rental in Mariposa County you will be required to submit 12% TOT and 1% TBID to the County on any occupant(s) staying after April 1, 2019 REGARDLESS OF WHEN THE RESERVATION WAS MADE.” (Emphasis added.)
In the past...

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