Room Occupancy Tax

Personnel: Mitzi Rochelle – Tax Collections Director
                  Regina Houck – Deputy Tax Collector II

  • Phone: 828-265-8036

Important dates and information for the Room Occupancy Tax are:

  • July 1, 2006, effective date of Room Occupancy Tax.
  • Room Occupancy Tax Rate is 6% of gross short-term rentals of less than 90 days.
  • Due date is the 15th of each month and is considered late after the 20th of the month.

Session Law 2005-197 Enacting Watauga County District U
Watauga County Room Occupancy Tax District U Resolution
Tax Administrator Memorandum to Lodging Establishments
Room Occupancy Tax Return