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

LTAC Applications will be available for the 2020 Funding Cycle on February 27, 2019. The application packet will be due by 4:00 pm, April 19, 2019. (Submissions are closed for 2019 Funding)

Upon submission, the application packet must include the following: 

  • LTAC Master Application
  • Applicable Sub-Application(s)
  • LTAC Master Budget Detail spreadsheet
  • Financial Documents:
    • Organization's 2019 Operating Budget
    • December 31, 2018 Financial Statement including Balance Sheet and Income Statement
  • Non-Profit IRS Determination Letter
  • Articles of Incorporation/By-Laws
  • Designation of Authorized Official Letter
  • Current Board of Directors List