What are "prepared meals and beverages?"

Prepared meals and beverages are products sold ready for consumption either on or off premises in businesses classified as eating and drinking places under the Standard Industrial Code Classification Manual and including: 

  • Bars and restaurants owned by and operated for members of civic, social and fraternal associations
  • Drinking places operated as a subordinate service facility by other establishments
  • Lunch counters
  • Restaurants

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1. What is local accommodations tax?
2. What is local hospitality tax?
3. Who is responsible for collecting and remitting the local accommodations/hospitality tax?
4. How should the tax be remitted?
5. What if my tax payment is late?
6. What is the penalty for violation of this ordinance?
7. What records do I need to keep?
8. What are "prepared meals and beverages?"
9. What sales by restaurants, bars and other food service establishments are subject to the hospitality tax?
10. What sales by convenience stores are subject to the hospitality tax?
11. What proceeds are subject to the local accommodations tax?
12. Who can I contact for additional information regarding Hospitality / Accommodations taxes?