Meals And Rooms FAQs

We have compiled a list of some of the most frequently asked questions about how tax applies to meals, rooms, and events. If you still have questions after reviewing this list, please contact us directly.

Meals and Rooms
 

Q: What businesses must collect and remit the meals and rooms tax?

Q: How frequently does my business need to file meals and rooms tax returns?

Q: What are the due dates for the meals and rooms tax returns and payments?

Q: How does my business file the meals and rooms tax return and make payments?

Q: Can I still file the meals and rooms tax return using a paper form, and make payment with a check?

Q: Are coupons and gift certificates subject to the meals and rooms tax?

Q: Are tips taxable?

Meals
 

Q. I want to include the tax in the price of the meal. Am I allowed to do that?

Q: I own a catering business. What taxes am I responsible for collecting?

Q: What happens if an item subject Vermont to meals and rooms tax is made with a 3SquaresVT/SNAP EBT card?

Q: I own and operate a vending machine company, what do I need to know?

Rooms
 

Q: If I rent a room or other lodging only occasionally, do I have to pay meals and rooms tax?

Q: If I rent a room for more than 30 consecutive days, do I have to pay meals and rooms tax?

 

Events
 

Q: I am promoting an event, what do I need to do?

Q: What is a transient vendor?

Contact Us

Commissioner Kaj Samsom
133 State Street | Montpelier, VT 05633
(802) 828-2505

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Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

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