Any person, firm,
company or corporation engaged in the rental or other transient
accommodations in Wayne County must first be registered with the Monticello- Wayne County
Tourist Commission and be in possession of a transient tax permit.
the purpose of operating the tourist and convention commission and to finance the
operation and maintenance of
the Monticello-Wayne County Tourist Commission there is hereby imposed and levied on every person, company, corporation, or other like
or similar persons, groups or organizations doing business as motels, hotels, inns or like businesses in Wayne County, a transient room tax of three (3%) of the gross rent for every occupancy
of a suite,
room, or rooms charged and collected. Said tax shall be
paid monthly to the Executive Secretary
of the Monticello-Wayne County Tourist Commission no later than twenty (20) days after the last day of the month, together with a
return on a form furnished by the Treasurer setting forth the aggregate amount of gross rental charged and collected during the occupancy to which
the transient room tax applies.
To establish a Transient Tax account, please download the registration
form below and fax to (606) 348-6647 or call (606) 348-4241 for more information.