Lodgers' Tax/Special Events
IMPORTANT DEADLINE: The next round of Lodgers Tax Funding applications are due by Friday, August 9, 2019 by Noon. If you choose to apply for Lodgers Tax Funding for any events to be held January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020, you will need to submit your application by 8/9/19 at noon.
You must submit a "Special Event Application Lodgers" form application along with a "Special Event Application" form; links to both are below. The documents are fillable PDFs which can be typed directly into the form. All applications must be typewritten; handwritten forms will not be accepted.
When the forms are completed, email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next deadline for applications is August 9, 2019 for events occurring January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020.
The purpose of the Lodgers Tax Event Use policy is to provide a fair, equitable, and uniform funding process to organizations in the City of Roswell and to provide procedures to apply for and receive funding towards groups, events, services, and programs that benefit the Roswell community.
Lodgers Tax funding is available to assist with the cost of advertising, publicizing, and promoting tourist related events. Lodgers Tax funding is not available to fund, establish, or host an event or to pay for operational or administrative costs, including entertainment.
Please refer to our Lodgers Tax policy for Application Process, Eligible Expenses, Applicant Requirements, and Reimbursement Process.
|Occupancy Tax Board|
|Jim Fielding, Chair|
|Kerry Moore, Vice Chair|
Any questions that you may have regarding the Lodgers Tax policy please contact Juanita Jennings, Director of Public Affairs at email@example.com.
|2019 Occupancy Tax Board Meetings|
January 15, 2019
February 19, 2019
March 19, 2019
April 16, 2019 (April 5 Lodgers Tax applications will be considered)
May 14, 2019
June 18, 2019
July 16, 2019
August 20, 2019 (August 9 Lodgers Tax applications will be considered)
September 17, 2019
October 15, 2019
November 19, 2019
December 17, 2019
Note: Change in date/time and/or cancellation may be caused by weather, lack of members present (quorum) or no business for scheduled meeting. November and December dates are subject to change because of holidays.
Special Events/Lodgers Tax Applications
- Special Event Application (PDF) - Apply for a Special Event where no City resources or personnel support is being requested.
- Special Event Application Lodgers (PDF) - Apply for Lodgers Tax for a Special Event.
- Special Event Application- Road Closure Only- Apply for a Special Event where only a road closure is being requested.
- Special Event Application Checklist (PDF) - Handy checklist to use when planning a Special Event