The hospitality tax is a uniform tax of 2% on the gross proceeds derived from the sales of prepared meals, food, and beverages sold in or by establishments, or those licensed for on-premises consumption of alcoholic beverages, beer, or wine.
The tax imposed by the ordinance is collected when the patron tenders payment for his meal, food, or beverage and must be held in trust for the benefit of the city until the same is paid to the Director of Revenue Collections.
Taxes for Establishments
Every establishment subject to this ordinance must make a return to the City Clerk on forms provided by the office delineating gross proceeds of sales of prepared meals, food, and beverages for the previous month, and the amount of the tax due is remitted. Taxes and required reports must be remitted to the City Clerk every month and must cover sales of the previous month.
Hospitality Tax Form (PDF)