Transient Occupancy Tax

For the privilege of occupancy in the City of Anaheim, each transient is subject to and shall pay a transient occupancy tax of 15% of the rent charged by the operator. The 15% tax MUST be separately stated from rent pursuant to Chapter 2.12 Subsection of the Anaheim Municipal Code.

For more information, please refer to the Transient Occupancy Tax Ordinance (Chapter 2.12) for detailed information.

If you should have a change in your operation, or a change in controllers or staff who prepare the monthly TOT documents, please do not hesitate contacting the Business License staff with any questions at (714) 765-5194. This is a great complimentary service to help avoid audit findings.

TOT Collection

Please ensure your payment along with your TOT Return Notice is received in our office no later than 5 p.m. on the last city business day of the month. If you plan on walking the payment into City Hall please note our modified hours. 

  • For Overnight/Express Delivery Only: City of Anaheim, License Collector, 200 S. Anaheim Blvd., #136 Anaheim, CA 92805
  • Mail: City of Anaheim, License Collector, P.O. Box 61042, Anaheim, CA 92803-6142

Public Counter Hours: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.