Transient Lodging Tax

Transient Lodging Tax

 

Washington County Transient Lodging Tax
155 N. First Ave, Suite 270,
Hillsboro OR 97124-3072
CONTACT:  Jennifer Bowlin
Work: (503) 846-4448
Fax: (503) 846-4464
Email:
Jennifer_Bowlin@co.washington.or.us

The Transient Lodging Tax is a tax collected from lodging guests (daily or weekly renters at hotels, motels and other lodgings establishments). This tax has been in existence since 1972.  In March 31, 2000 the tax rate within Washington County was 7%.  On July 1, 2006 the tax rate within Washington County increased to 9%.  Of the 9% tax collected within the Washington County, 5% is returned to the lodging operators as a service fee for the collection. 

The balance of the tax is distributed as follows: 26% to the Washington County Visitors Association, 28% to the Washington County General Fund, 11% to the Washington County Fair Complex, 7% to the Event Center and 28% is split amongst the cities within Washington County.

Overview of the County TLT

Local Transient Lodging Tax

    • Beaverton 4.0%          October 1, 2016
    • Hillsboro 3.0%             August 17, 2017
    • Tigard 2.5%                 September 8, 2017



Washington County Transient Lodging Tax Code

   PDF documentation of the adopted 9% room tax collection code for Washington County.

Washington County Transient Lodging Tax Revenue Trends By Fiscal Year

   Revenue trends for the 6 previous fiscal years.

Transient Lodging Tax Flow Chart  

 

FORMS:

Registration Form

   Submitted to the County for new establishments or change in ownership or establishment name.

Government Exemption Form 

   To assist in documentation of tax exemption for government business stays.

Washington County Remittance Form - (Not for  OTC or Booking Agents)

   Submitted for Monthly tax remittance.

Intermediary Remittance Form OTC - (OTC or Booking Agents Only) 

   Submitted for Monthly tax remittance.

Beaverton Remittance Form - (City of Beaverton 4% TLT Tax Only)

   Submitted for Monthly tax remittance FOR CITY OF BEAVERTON 4% TLT TAX ONLY

Hillsboro Remittance Form - (City of Hillsboro 3% TLT Tax Only)

   Submitted for Monthly tax remittance FOR CITY OF HILLSBORO 3% TLT TAX ONLY

Tigard Remittance Form - (City of Tigard 2.5% TLT Tax Only)

   Submitted for Monthly tax remittance FOR CITY OF TIGARD 2.5% TLT TAX ONLY