The City of Prescott passed lodging tax ordinance #01-16 in June of 2016, which applies a 6% tax to the sales of transient lodging accommodations and related services for a period of fewer than 30 days at an establishment (such as but not limited to hotels, motels and bed & breakfasts) located within the City limits. (See the City’s of Prescott’s City Code Chapter 83, Article II for further details).
All facilities and establishments within the City of Prescott city limits that are classified as a hotel, motel, rooming house, tourist court, or resort, other than the renting or leasing of it for a continuous period of 30 days or more must start imposing a 6% tax on the gross receipts from the furnishing of lodging. These funds will be collected quarterly and have a due date of thirty days following the dates listed below:
1st Quarter - April 1st
2nd Quarter - July 1st
3rd Quarter - October 1st
4th Quarter - January 1st
The room tax form along with instructions and further information can be found below: