Hotel Motel Lodging Tax

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HOTEL MOTEL LODGING TAX


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 


Online Payments

The City of South Fulton is pleased to announce that Hotel Motel Excise Tax Payments can now be paid online. You must receive an invoice from the City of South Fulton Finance Department in order to pay online. 


Access the City of South Fulton Payment Portal to make a payment.


In addition, returns can be mailed with payment by check/money order to:

City of South Fulton
Attn: Finance - Accounts Receivables
5440 Fulton Industrial Blvd, SW
South Fulton, GA 30336


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