The U.S. is projected to lose out on $16.8 billion in hotel tax revenue this year, according to a report from the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) and Oxford Economics.

California, the most populous state, is expected to be the biggest loser with an anticipated loss of $1.9 billion in hotel taxes, followed by New York ($1.3 billion), Florida ($ 1.3 billion), Nevada ($1.1 billion) and Texas ($940 million).

The hotel industry generated approximately $40 billion in local and state revenue for 2018, the most recent year that data is available.


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