By John Greenberg, Mount Pleasant Communications and Marketing Coordinator
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 11, 2022) – The Town of Mount Pleasant FY2022.2023 Application for Accommodations Tax Funding is available online. A new and more user-friendly Google Form-based application has been developed. The application is for tourism-related projects or cultural events to be held from July 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022. Complete this form and submit it along with all of the required documents. If your required documents file is too large to submit, email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail them to Town Hall at ATAC, 100 Ann Edwards Lane, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.
Along with the new application, an Application Workshop for applicants will be held on March 15, at 9:00 a.m. at Town Hall Municipal Complex, 100 Ann Edwards Lane. This workshop will assist applicants in navigating the new application. All completed applications and supporting documents must be submitted by April 1, before 4:30 p.m. The project presentations will be held at Town Hall on April 28 at 10:00 a.m. and may not exceed two minutes. The Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee will deliberate and grade the projects on April 29. The projects will be presented to Town Council for final approval during the May 10 Council Meeting. The organizations receiving funding will be notified shortly after Town Council’s approval.
ABOUT ATAX FUNDING
Accommodations Tax is available under section 6-1-530 of State Law for the following tourism-related expenditures:
- Advertising and promotion related to tourism development.
- Construction, maintenance, or operation of a tourist-related building or facility.
Accommodations Tax is NOT available for the following tourism-related expenditures:
- Promotion of Events staged by Colleges, Senior Centers, or Local Choirs for the Participation of Locals.
- Cultural Programs in the Schools.
- Anything that Involves a “Re-Granting” of Funds or Donation of Proceeds.
For a complete listing of eligible and ineligible projects, please refer to the ATAX State Guidelines Summary. Email email@example.com for additional questions on the FY2022.2023 Application for Accommodations Funding.