Lodgers' Tax and Special Events Information
The City of Roswell is not accepting any Special Event applications at this time as a result of the State of New Mexico public health orders restricting mass gatherings.
Lodgers' Tax refers to the tax property owners and managers are required to pay for renting out a room or property. This tax provides revenue to use in promoting tourist-related events and other activities including advertising for promotion of events that support tourist related facilities.
Special Events in the City of Roswell must first submit a permit application. For any required street closures a Street Closure Form must be completed. Learn more under Special Event Permits.
Learn more below:
Lodgers' Tax Reports
View past and current Lodgers' Tax reports.Link to page
Lodgers' Tax Policy
View the City of Roswell Lodgers' Tax policy.Link to page
Reporting Lodgers' Tax and Bed Fees
Learn about the process and access the proper forms to report Lodgers' Tax and Convention Center Bed Fees.Link to page
Special Events Policy
View the City of Roswell Special Events Policy.Link to page
Special Event Permits and Information
Learn about the application process for special event permits, streets closures and information on available equipment rentals.Link to page
Special Events Requesting Lodgers' Tax
Learn all of the relevant information and processes pertaining to requesting Lodgers' Tax for hosting special events.Link to page
Street Closure Form
The form to request a street closure can be found on this page as well as the next steps following form completion.Link to page
Occupancy Tax Board
The Occupancy Tax Board is five-member advisory board, learn more about their role and processes.Link to page
Post-Event Lodgers' Tax Reimbursement
Learn about the post-event Lodgers' Tax reimbursement steps that event organizers must follow.Link to page