Hotel Occupancy Tax Reporting

The City of Cedar Park requires all hotels in Cedar Park to collect a hotel occupancy tax of 7% of the price paid to rent a room used for sleeping for less than 30 days. A "hotel" is defined as a building or any other facility in which members of the public obtain sleeping accommodations for consideration. The term includes, but is not limited to, a:

  • Hotel
  • Motel
  • Tourist home
  • Tourist house
  • Lodging house
  • Inn
  • Rooming house
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Trailer house
  • Trailer motel
  • Short-term rental

The term does not include (as defined by Texas Tax Code section 152.001, as amended):

  • Hospitals
  • Sanitariums
  • Nursing homes
  • University or college dormitories
  • Oilfield portable units

The City of Cedar Park requires hotel operators to submit collected hotel occupancy taxes to the City monthly or quarterly, accompanied by the hotel occupancy tax return. Additionally, please note the State of Texas has a separate hotel occupancy tax reporting procedure.