Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) and Tourism Business Improvement District Assessment (TBID) is charged to individuals having occupancy for a period of 30 consecutive days or less at a hotel, motel, etc.
Under Title 3, of Chapter 6, a Monthly Transient Occupancy Tax Return Form must be completed, and the taxes paid on a monthly basis, even if no tax is collected. Checks must be made payable to the City of Goleta. TOT form must be included with payment.
Instructions & Forms:
Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Return & Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) Assessment Reporting Instructions (includes information on calculations, penalties, etc)
TOT Certificate Registration Application Form (Must be re-submitted for new ownership)
TOT Remittance Return Form with no formulas (Last Revised January 01, 2017)
Exemption Claim Form (Last Revised January 01, 2017)
Due Date: On or before the last day of the month following the close of the prior month.
Transient Occupancy Tax Rate: 12%
Tourism Business Improvement District Assessment Schedule for 2019 and beyond:
|$0 ≤ ADR < $100||$0.95 per Occupied Room|
|$100 ≤ ADR <$149||$1.85 per Occupied Room|
|$150 ≤ ADR < $199||
$2.75 per Occupied Room
|$200 ≤ ADR < $249||$3.65 per Occupied Room|
|$250 ≤ ADR < $299||$4.25 per Occupied Room|
|More than $300||$4.85 per Occupied Room|
|Vacation Rentals*||$2.40 per Occupied Night|
List of Hotel/Motel Operators (in alphabetical order)
|Best Western South Coast Inn||5620 Calle Real||#9|
|Courtyard By Marriott||401 Storke Road||#11|
|The Goodland||5650 Calle Real||#6|
|The Hampton Inn||5665 Hollister Ave||#1|
|Hilton Garden Inn||6878 Hollister Ave||#15|
|Motel 6||5650 Calle Real||#7|
|Pacifica Suites||5490 Hollister Ave||#8|
|Residence Inn Marriott||6350 Hollister Ave||#16|
|The Ritz-Carlton||8301 Hollister Ave||#12|
|Super 8||6021 Hollister Ave||#4|
If you are inquiring about operating a Vacation Rental within City of Goleta limits, please visit the Short-Term Vacation Rental page.
For additional questions, please contact the Finance Department.or call City Hall at (805) 961-7500.