Lodging Tax Program

About the Program


The Lodging Tax program is funded through an excise tax on hotel rooms, cabins, and campgrounds throughout the County.  

The funding is allocated to activities that promote tourism in unincorporated Pierce County and in the cities and towns of Bonney Lake, Buckley, Carbonado, DuPont, Edgewood, Fircrest, Milton, Orting, Roy, Ruston, South Prairie, Steilacoom, Sumner, University Place, and Wilkeson.

Past Funding Awards:


  1. Application Process
  2. Application Forms
  3. Workshops
  4. Resources

2019 LTAC Application Process - Submissions are closed

The application packet is due by July 25, 2018. Upon submission, the application packet must include the following: 

  • LTAC Master Application
  • Applicable Sub-Application(s) - see list below
  • LTAC Master Budget Detail spreadsheet
  • Financial Documents:
    • Organization's 2018 Operating Budget
    • June 30, 2018 Financial Statement including Balance Sheet and Income Statement
  • Non-Profit IRS Determination Letter
  • Articles of Incorporation/By-Laws
  • Designation of Authorized Official Letter
  • Authorization to Request Funds Letter