Judge Lawson issued an order late Tuesday afternoon that sends the case back to superior court. Expedia recently had it moved to federal court for the third time, but Judge Lawson granted Columbus' motion to move the case back to superior court.More >>
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WXTX)- Columbus hotels have long been banished from the online travel website Expedia.com, because of the ongoing court battle over hotel occupancy taxes.
The feud, though, might be permanentlyMore >>
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that the city of Columbus has the right to impose occupancy taxes on the amount online travel companies charge customers for hotel rooms.More >>
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - News Leader 9 has obtained a copy of the City ofColumbus's contract with a law firm. The contract details the agreement topursue travel websites, like Expedia.com, for unpaid taxes to the city.
The contract, dating back to 2006, was sent to the newsroom at the request ofCity Attorney, Clifton Fay.