Disneyland Moves to Cancel $267 Million Hotel Subsidy and Gate Tax Exemption
August 21, 2018
In an unprecedented move, the Disneyland Resort called on Anaheim to end two policies that granted the corporation $267 million in bed-tax subsidies for a planned luxury hotel as well as a 45-year moratorium on any future entertainment taxes levied against it. The decision comes just days after Disney put plans for an eight-story, 700-room hotel on indefinite hold after city officials argued moving site plans to the west end of Downtown Disney legally nullified the subsidies.
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