Charlottesville Transient Occupancy Tax

Please note: There is a dollar maximum for online payments. Anything over $10,000.00 (USD) will not be accepted by our payment processor. You must remit a check, bank draft or money order along with the return and postmarked by no later than the 20th of each month. Enter all account numbers carefully. Errors may cause payment rejection. Gross rental receipts not payout totals from 3rd party rental platforms are to be reported on Line #1.
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Business Information
1) Tax ID
2) Address:

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3) Contact
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Transient Occupancy Tax Information
1) Monthly Gross Lodging Rentals (not payout totals)
for month ending
2) Exempt Sales* (Please include documentation to support exempt sales) $
3) Net Taxable Lodging Rentals: Line 1 (-) Line 2 0.00
4) Tax Due: Line 3 (x) 6% 0.00
5) Penalty for Late Payment: Line 4 (x) 5%, minimum $2.00 0.00
6) Interest 10% per annum of Line 4 + Line 5 0.00
7) Total Tax, Penalty, & Interest: Sum of Lines 4, 5, & 6 $0.00
*REQUIRED: An itemized list/summary of the exempt sales OR copies of the receipts supporting the exempt sales claimed on line 2 must be provided with each monthly return in order for the exempt sales to be excluded from taxation.

If paying Transient Occupancy Tax with check:
Please mail documentation to support exempt sales with this filing form and check payable to:
City of Charlottesville, P.O. Box 2964, Charlottesville, VA 22902-2964

If paying Transient Occupancy Tax online:
Please e-mail documentation to support exempt sales to

Pursuant to VA Code ยง 58.1-3906 Any corporate, partnership or limited liability company officer who willfully fails to pay, collect, or truthfully account for and pay over any local admission, transient occupancy, food and beverage, or daily rental property tax administered by the commissioner of revenue or other authorized officer, or willfully attempts in any manner to evade or defeat any such tax or the payment thereof, shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be liable for a penalty of the amount of the tax evaded or not paid, collected, or accounted for and paid over, to be assessed and collected in the same manner as such taxes are assessed and collected.

I declare that the foregoing statement and figures are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.
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