The Charlotte County Tourist Development Tax revenues collected during October 2018 totaled $178,919. This reflects at a 6.3% increase over October 2017’s collections of $168,306.
In addition to the 7 percent sales tax, Charlotte County levies a 5 percent tourist development tax (TDT) on accommodation stays six months or less. The first 3 percent is spent
During the calendar year 2017, Charlotte County welcomed an estimated 422,500 visitors. Tourism generated an estimated $380,841,400 in direct expenditures, and made an estimated $580,783,200 million economic impact.
The Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau annual conducts marketing, sales and promotional campaigns for the area.
For more information, visit AdventureAndWildlife.com.