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Transient Lodging Tax

The Finance Division manages Transient Lodging Tax and the collection of this tax. This page is all the forms needed for affected businesses to pay and report Transient Loding Tax in Washington County.

Transient Lodging Tax

Washington County Transient Lodging Tax
155 N 1st Ave, Suite 270
Hillsboro OR 97124-3072
CONTACT:  Jennifer Bowlin
Work: (503) 846-4448
Fax: (503) 846-4464
Email:
[email protected]

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.

Local Transient Lodging Tax

  • Beaverton 4.0%            October 1, 2016
  • Hillsboro 3.0%              August 17, 2017
  • Tigard 2.5%                   September 8, 2017
  • Forest Grove 2.5%       January 1, 2018
  • Tualatin 2.5%               May 1, 2018
  • Sherwood 3.0%            April 1, 2019


Washington County Transient Lodging Tax Code

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

MAIN FORMS:

Registration Form (PDF 266.68 KB)

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

Government Exemption Form (PDF 439.39 KB)

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

- (Not for  OTC or Booking Agents)
Submitted for Monthly tax remittance.

- (OTC or Booking Agents Only) 
Submitted for Monthly tax remittance.

 CITY SPECIFIC FORMS:

  - (City of Beaverton 4% TLT Tax Only)
Submitted for Monthly tax remittance FOR CITY OF BEAVERTON 4% TLT TAX ONLY

- (City of Forest Grove 2.5% TLT Tax Only)
Submitted for Monthly tax remittance FOR CITY OF FOREST GROVE 2.5% TLT TAX ONLY
 

  - (City of Hillsboro 3% TLT Tax Only)
Submitted for Monthly tax remittance FOR CITY OF HILLSBORO 3% TLT TAX ONLY
 

Sherwood Remittance Form (PDF 795.2 KB)

 - (City of Sherwood 3.0% TLT Tax Only) 
Submitted for Monthly tax remittance FOR CITY OF SHERWOOD 3.0% TLT TAX ONLY
 

Tigard Remittance Form (PDF 696.38 KB)

 - (City of Tigard 2.5% TLT Tax Only)
Submitted for Monthly tax remittance FOR CITY OF TIGARD 2.5% TLT TAX ONLY
 

Tualatin Remittance Form (PDF 696.57 KB)

 - (City of Tualatin 2.5% TLT Tax Only)
Submitted for Monthly tax remittance FOR CITY OF TUALATIN 2.5% TLT TAX ONLY

Location

Finance

155 N First Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm