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Posted on: September 25, 2020

City of Gig Harbor Accepting 2021 Lodging Tax Applications

2021 Lodging Tax funding requests are now being accepted by the City of Gig Harbor.

Applications for Lodging Tax/Tourism Promotion Funding are due November 2, 2020 by 5 pm at the Tourism & Communications Office in City Hall.  CLICK HERE for the application packet. 

Funding for this program comes from the City of Gig Harbor Lodging Tax Fund which receives a percentage of hotel/motel taxes from lodging establishments inside the city limits. The City collects a tax on charges for overnight lodging. These funds are distributed by the Department of Revenue back to the City of Gig Harbor for the funding of tourism related capital facilities, non-event operations, and event marketing and operations. 

Lodging taxes can be used for: 

•    Tourism Promotion/Marketing

•    Operation of a Tourism Promotion Agency

•    Operation of a Tourism-Related Facility owned or operated or non-profit organization

•    Operation and/or Capital Costs of a Tourism-Related Facility owned by a municipality

For more information please contact the Tourism & Communications Office at 253-853-3554 or

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