Hotel Tax Information


COUNTY OF CUMBERLAND, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
 
    HOTEL ROOM TAX ORDINANCE 2014-2
        ADOPTED MARCH 12, 2001 AND AMENDED APRIL 29, 2014

             Purpose: Commissioners of Cumberland County established a Hotel Room Rental Tax
                             for the purpose of funding tourist promotion in the County.

IN A NUTSHELL WHO MUST COMPLY

    It is obvious in most cases who must Register, Collect (rate of 3%), and Pay this tax.
Establishments that are Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, Homesteads, Guest Houses, Inn, and others.  Others include those who are advertising on social media online hosting sites; most notably: Air B&B, VRBO, Home Away, and other online platforms to rent out rooms for lodging accommodations.  Many of the definitions in the County Ordinance; "Hotel, Occupancy, Operator, Consideration, Patron, Transaction, Transient," apply to the collection and remittance of this tax.
    Below you will find the Ordinance, and other County Documents necessary with Hotel Tax Collection. 

VISTORS TO OUR COUNTY

    If you are a person who pays considerations for the occupancy of a room or rooms within the County, you will be charged a 3% County Hotel Tax on the room rental rate.
 
Contact the Treasurer's Office at: 717 240-6380 or Treasurer@ccpa.net
 
               
  Ordinance 2014-2    
                          
                
  Hotel Tax_Registration Form
  Hotel Tax_Return Form
  
Hotel Tax_Exemption Form