The lodging tax is four percent of the total charges for any room used for short-term lodging. Charges include the rent or day rate charged plus any related fees, including but not limited to cleaning fees, linen fees, key fees, and the like.
There are four steps involved in complying with the City's lodging tax:
- Register as a short-term lodging provider to comply with the lodging tax provider (STLP) with the City Treasury. Click here to download the application.
- Receive and display a Certificate of Authority for each address that offers short-term lodging.
- State and charge the lodging tax on each room's bill or statement, and collect the tax from the lodgers.
- File a quarterly lodging tax return with the City Treasury and remit payment.
For further information, consult the lodging tax FAQs by clicking here.
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