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Occupancy Tax Return Form





  •  How do I report collected 2% hotel/motel occupancy tax?
    • Monthly reporting begins April 1, 2016
    • Quarterly reporting begins June 1, 2016
    • Annual reporting begins March 1, 2017
    • Reporting is completed through the Delaware County Treasurer's Office. There are many ways to obtain the report form:
      • Email  to request an emailed copy of the form
      • Phone 607-832-5070 to request a mailed or faxed copy of the form
      • Access the form on the Delaware County Website
        • Google Search 'Delaware County NY' or type access 
        • Under the Businesses heading on the menu at the right side of the screen, select Occupancy Tax
        • On the Treasurer Occupancy Tax page select Occupancy Tax Return
        • Print and fill out the form, sign and date it.
        • Send in the completed signed form with payment to the address at the top of the form.
  •  When are Occupancy Tax Return Reports due?
    • Reports are due either monthly, quarterly, or annually
    • Reports are due on the same quarters and the NYS Sales Tax forms
    • Quarterly Filers:
      • Mar-Apr-May .................. Due Jun 20th
      • Jun-Jul-Aug .................... Due Sept 20th
      • Sept-Oct-Nov ................. Due Dec 20th
      • Dec-Jan-Feb .................. Due Mar 20th
      • If you do not file NYS Sales Tax Returns,
        all reports are due Quarterly
    • Annual Filers:
      • Mar-Feb .......................... Due Mar 20th


  •  How do I complete the Occupancy Tax Return Report?
    • Select the applicable time period for tax filing
    • Enter the legal business name
    • Enter the number from the left side of the Certificate of Authority
    • Enter the person to contact regarding preparation of the report
    • Enter the contact person's phone number
    • Enter the contact person's email address
    • Enter the business mailing address
    • Computation of Tax
      • Enter the gross income from rentals
      • Enter the Tax Exempt Sales for which a NYS ST-129 has been filed with your business or other form of approved exemption
      • Failure to file or pay when due results in
        • Automatic loss of 5% 'Vendor Collection Credit'
        • Immediate addition of 5% penalty
        • Additional 1% interest added after the 20th of each month
    • Check can be mailed to the
      Delaware County Treasurer's Office
      PO Box 431
      Delhi, NY  13753
      • Payment can be made by credit or debit card.
        Phone 607-832-5070 to arrange this type of payment