Innkeeper's Tax

How do I pay Johnson County innkeeper’s tax?

Johnson County innkeeper’s tax returns and remittances are required to be filed with and paid to the Johnson County Treasurer.

Payment may be mailed to the Johnson County Treasurer’s Office at 86 W. Court Street, Franklin, IN 46131. You may also make your payment in person at the same address. All payments MUST include an innkeeper's tax return form. Click Here

When is Johnson County innkeeper’s tax due?

Payment of the innkeeper’s tax must be made on or before the 20th of each month. For example, tax collected during the month of January is due on February 20th.

What is Johnson County innkeeper’s tax?

On October 5, 2015, the Johnson County Council approved Ordinance No. 2015-03, which requires those engaged in the business of renting or furnishing accommodations to charge their patrons a 5% innkeeper’s tax.

Who is required to collect and pay innkeepers tax?

The innkeeper’s tax is imposed on accommodations that are rented for stays in Johnson County that are less than 30 days. The tax is collected by a retail merchant (i.e., the innkeeper) from the patron (customer). The retail merchant then forwards the tax it has collected to the Johnson County Treasurer on a monthly basis. Introduction letter to Johnson County innkeeper’s tax. Click Here

How do marketplace facilitator’s pay innkeepers tax?

A marketplace facilitator (such as an online travel company) is required to collect and remit the Johnson County innkeeper’s tax to the Indiana Department of Revenue. The DOR will then distribute the money to Johnson County. Additional information regarding marketplace facilitators can be found in the Indiana Department of Revenue's Indiana County Innkeeper's Tax Guide. Click Here

Visit the State of Indiana website for additional information. Click Here