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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.

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 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.

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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)
Government Exemption Form (PDF 439.39 KB)

City specific forms



155 N First Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124

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