Who collects this tax?

All owners, rental agents or brokers of rental property collect the Tourist Development Tax from their tenants or guest and remit it to the St. Lucie County Tax Collector's Ft. Pierce office, or the Port St. Lucie office. The Tax is 5% of the gross monthly rental and is in addition to any other tax, including the Department of Revenue Sales Tax.

A rental agent would collect and submit the tax for several properties and would be the primary contact person with this office. The 5% Tourist Development Tax is not just a good idea, it's the law.

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1. What is meant by resort facilities?
2. Who collects this tax?
3. What is a collection allowance and when is it allowed?
4. What are the penalties for non-compliance?
5. How often are these taxes remitted?