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Hotel Rates To Rise In Los Cabos As Lodging Tax Increase Announced

An increase to the hospitality services tax has been approved in the state of Baja California Sur, which Los Cabos is a part of. This means that people who book a room in Los Cabos will now have to pay a 4% tax on the total cost of the reservation to the state government. This …

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Tourist Tax Uncertainty Leads To Protest At Los Cabos Marina

Tuesday morning, service providers for the local tourism industry in Cabo San Lucas gathered around the Los Cabos Marina to protest a new tourist tax that authorities want to charge to visitors of the beaches near the famous Los Cabos arch. These service providers are mainly tour guides and boat rental operators, all of whom …

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Current Los Cabos Tourist Tax Amounts And What They Are For

At least 20% more tourists have made their way to Los Cabos in 2022 compared to the number of travelers that arrived in the region in 2021. This has generated a surplus of over 100 million MXN (a bit over 5 million dollars) for the state government. The governor of the state of Baja California …

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New Tourist Tax For Los Cabos Will Begin In September

Although plenty of details regarding the “environmental healing” tax have yet to be ironed out, Los Cabos mayor Oscar Leggs announced that hotels, Airbnb’s and other lodging facilities will begin to withhold the tax from tourists starting in September. The tax was approved by the Baja California congress in December 2021, but has yet to …

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Confusion Over New Los Cabos Tourist Tax: Here’s What We Know So Far

In 2019 Baja California lawmakers approved a tax aimed at international tourists that visit the state for travel and overall leisure purposes. At the time the fee was set at 350 pesos or about $18.50 for any international traveler that spent over 24 hours in the state. The tax was set to debut in November …

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