Transient Occupancy Tax

The Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) for the City of Santa Rosa is 9%. "Transient" means any person who exercises occupancy or is entitled to occupancy for a period of 30 consecutive calendar days or less. This tax is collected by all lodging establishments, including short-term rentals, located within Santa Rosa City limits and is remitted to the City on or before the last day of the month following the close of each calendar quarter.

There is also a 3% City Tourism BIA that applies to all lodging establishments and a 2% Sonoma County Tourism BIA that applies to most lodging establishments.

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