Tourists in Majorca and the Balearics should mostly now know about the introduction of the tourist tax on 1 July. | Gemma Andreu
With the introduction of the tourist tax only a week away, it might seem peculiar that the Balearic government only yesterday gave the legislation for the tax its final approval. This was, though, a usual procedure prior to legislation coming into force, as government bills are sent to the Consultative Council legal body for ratification or any alterations. There has been one change and that, as previously reported, is the application of the tax to rental accommodation that is not regulated. The government was informed that it could not apply a charge on this type of accommodation and accepted the change to the legislation.