Perham enacts lodging tax, Ottertail may follow suit
PERHAM -- "Tax," as a word, has a negative ring to it.
"Assessment" has a softer tone; and that's how Nick Theroux prefers to describe the new lodging tax that went into effect with the new year.
"It's not a lodging tax," said Theroux at the Perham Area Chamber of Commerce "Power Hour" meeting Jan. 12, "it's an assessment fee."
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