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Hotel/Motel Occupancy Taxes

Businesses which operate a hotel, motel, inn, lodge, tourist camp, tourist cabin, bed and breakfast or similar are required to collect a tax from each person occupying accommodations. These excise taxes are required to be remitted to the City on or before the 20th day of each month, for the preceding calendar month, accompanied by a completed Hotel/Motel Occupany Tax Return.

When paid on or before the 20th of the month, the licensee may deduct and retain three percent of the tax collected as a vendor’s credit. Failure to pay by the due date will result in the loss of the vendor’s credit and incur penalties and interest as detailed on the tax return form.

Information on tax rates can be found on the tax return form.

Returns can be mailed with payment by check to:

City of Sandy Springs
ATTN: Business Occupation and Excise Tax Division
7840 Roswell Road, Building 500
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

If you require assistance filing your return/s, please visit the Business License counter in the Municipal Court entrance of City Hall.

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