Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee

ABOUT LODGING TAX USAGE


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.

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HOW TO REPORT LODGING TAX USAGE


Lodging Tax Expenditure Reporting System

Reporting Instructions

The lodging tax expenditure reporting system is closed for the 2018 reporting period. The reporting system will open in early 2020 to collect 2019 calendar year data.

CONTACT INFORMATION


Tel: (360) 786-5171 | JLARC@leg.wa.gov


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LODGING TAX TEAM


Ashley Elliott | Tel: (360) 786-5286

Suzanna Pratt | Tel: (360) 786-5106


General questions can be emailed to: JLARClodgingtax@leg.wa.gov

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


Frequently Asked Questions

Data Field Descriptions

JLARC Annual Lodging Tax Report