Lodging Tax

Village Council passed Ordinance 2017-14 "Enacting New Chapter 882 Entitled Lodging Excise Tax of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Yellow Springs, Ohio Effective January 1, 2018" on September 5, 2017. 

This ordinance implements a lodging tax of 3% on all lodging establishments within the Village beginning January 1, 2018 with collections beginning on July 31, 2018. 

Please refer to the ordinance in full by clicking here.

We have also created a Lodging Tax Frequently Asked Questions

If you are the owner or operator of a lodging establishment within the Village and wish to get started, you need to complete a Transient Lodging Permit Application.

For a print version click this link- Transient Lodging Permit Application.

You can also submit your permit application online here -Online Transient Lodging Permit Application 

The Lodging Tax Form can be accessed by clicking here - Lodging Tax Form

All operators must complete and submit a permit application within 30 days of the effective date of this ordinance or within 30 days after commencing business, whichever is later. 

You may refer to the graphic below for information on this process:

 Lodging tax information

Should you have any questions on the permit process, you may contact Planning and Zoning Administrator Denise Swinger at dswinger@vil.yellowsprings.oh.us

If you have questions about tax reporting and payments, you may contact the Finance Director Colleen Harris at charris@vil.yellowsprings.oh.us

Once the first filing date becomes closer (July 31, 2017), filing documents will be made available via print and online here.

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