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Tourist Development Tax

Tourist Tax

Get the Tourist Tax Return form here.

Get the Tourist Tax Application form here.

Are You an Owner Renting Through an Online Platform?

Please be aware that if you are renting your property through an online platform such as Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, etc., you are required to collect and remit the 5% Tourist Development Tax to the Collier County Tax Collector. Currently, no “Collection Agreement” exists between any online platform and the Collier County Tax Collector to collect and remit Tourist Development Tax on your behalf. If you have been informed otherwise, please contact

Individual TDT Account Numbers

The Tourist Development Tax (TDT) department of the Collier County Tax Collector’s office requires all owners of short-term transient accommodations to register with the department, as well as all agents, representatives, or management companies that collect and receive rent as the owner’s representative. Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative Code are quite clear that whoever receives the consideration (and tax) from the tenant must remit the tax to the department. An owner who collects the rental charges would remit the tax to the department under their personal TDT account number. A representative who collects the consideration on behalf of the owner would remit the tax under the TDT account number assigned to the representative and give reference to the owner’s individual TDT account number. If the client does not have an individual TDT account number, have them contact the TDT department of the Collier County Tax Collector’s office and we will be happy to provide one.

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