Collection of Tourist Tax

Collection of the Tourist Tax

Every owner of a short-term accommodation is required to register with the Collier County Tax Collector. After completing the registration process, an account number will be assigned and a supply of Tax Return forms will be provided to the account holder.

If a Real Estate Agent is engaged, the AGENT has the responsibility of collecting and remitting the Tax to the office of the Collier County Tax Collector in a timely manner. The Agent must reference their client’s individual account number when remitting their client’s Tourist Development Tax.

To begin the Application process – please call (239) 252-8171, write to the Collier County Tax Collector’s Office, or email your request to: