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. Application Workshop
  4. Resources

The application period for the LTAC 2023 Funding Cycle is open from June 17 to July 18, 2022.


  • Application deadline is July 18, 2022 by 4:00 pm.
  • A one-on-one application workshop is required before submission.
  • Click here for detailed application process instructions.


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 2022 Operating Budget
    • December 31, 2021 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