Hotel Motel Lodging Tax

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Businesses which operate a hotel, motel or similar, in the city limits of South Fulton, GA are required to collect a tax from each person occupying accommodations. These excise taxes are required to be remitted to the City on or before the 20th day of each month, for the preceding calendar month, accompanied by a completed Hotel/Motel Tax Return.

When paid on or before the 20th of the month, the licensee may deduct and retain three percent of the tax collected as a vendor’s credit. Failure to pay by the due date will result in the loss of the vendor’s credit and incur penalties and interest as detailed on the tax return form.

Hotel-Motel/Short-Term Rental Occupancy Tax Return

Returns should be mailed with payment by check/money order to:

City of South Fulton 

Attn: Finance Department - Accounts Receivable 

5440 Fulton Industrial Blvd SW, 

Atlanta, GA 30060

Please click here to view the Hotel Motel Tax ordinance for the City of South Fulton