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Memphis Tourism, sitting on $27 million, gets tax dollars to promote city

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 19, 2024 4:00 AM CT

Federal tax filings show Memphis Tourism spent about 85% of the money it received over the past five years as it sits on a cash pile. Convention and visitor bureaus promoting larger cities — Atlanta, Nashville and San Diego — have different spending habits.

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Subscriber Only tourism Kevin Kane Memphis Tourism Memphis conventions and tourism

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Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman is an enterprise and investigative reporter who focuses on local government and politics. A native Rhode Islander who lives in Midtown, there’s a good chance he is Midtown Donuts' top customer.


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