2. Once your application has been approved and registered, you can begin adjusting your pricing and accounting system to accommodate the collection of the levy. We will send you a signed copy of the agreement, the TOMSA code of conduct, and the TOMSA welcome letter. Remember to update your finance, marketing and frontline staff about TOMSA.
HOW DO I APPLY THE TOURISM LEVY INTO MY PRICING STRUCTURE?
Depending on the market segment you operate, the levy is applied as follows:
REFLECTION OF TOMSA CONTRIBUTIONS – 2016
This fact sheet outlines the financial reflections of the TOMSA tourism levy contributions for 2016. It provides an annual comparison of the levies collected in 2015 and 2016 respectively, and also provides a breakdown of the amount of levies contributed per levy contributor group in 2016.
LEVY CONTRIBUTION TRENDS
Although the levy contributor base has remained fairly stagnant in recent years, the total amount of levies collected has continued to rise over the years. In the period under review the total levy contributions rose from R132 649, 683.42 in 2015 to R147 978, 098.03 in 2016.
The accommodation sector – particularly hotels, continue to be the biggest levy contributors, followed by car hire, game lodges and resorts.