Question by : Are you exempt from sales tax if you stay 30 days or more in a Washington state hotel?
I am looking at renting at the Belltown Inn in dowtown Seattle and the clerk mentioned that if you stay 30 nights (in a month to month arrangement) you don’t have to pay tax on the room. This sounded questionable, hence my question.
Answer by Bobbie
Make sure that you understand what taxes the clerk is referring to with the information that have included above.
Special hotel/motel tax
What is the special hotel/motel tax?
It is a consumer tax on lodging charges for periods of less than 30 consecutive days for hotels, motels, rooming houses, private campgrounds, RV parks, and similar facilities.
There are no restrictions based on the number of units, except:
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