Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee

​How to Report Lodging Tax Usage

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RCW 67.28.1816 requires that local governments annually report lodging tax expenditures including information about expenditures of lodging tax revenue. The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee (JLARC) has established an online reporting system to collect data about lodging tax expenditures as required by state law. Municipalities may also report that they had no lodging tax expenditures during the calendar year.

Click here to access the lodging tax expenditure reporting system.

The deadline for reporting 2017 expenditures is 5/30/2018. Municipalities may enter data and edit expenditure reports until 5/30/2018. Municipalities are responsible for entering complete and accurate data by this date.

Questions may be directed to or to Suzanna Pratt (360-786-5106), Casey Radostitz (360-786-5176), or Ashley Elliott (360-786-5286).