Meals and Rooms Tax Statistics

Reports are grouped into Monthly and Multiple Period reports.  Monthly reports hold information for monthly filers only, while Multiple Period reports hold information for monthly and quarterly filers.  Reports are further broken down into Preliminary and Updated reports.  Preliminary and Updated reports are created 75 and  180 days after the end of a taxpayer’s filing period.  Consequently, Updated reports include more returns for any given period.  Please see reports for more details.

This tax is imposed on the purchaser of taxable meals and rental of accommodations in hotels.


  • 9.0% on sales of prepared and restaurant meals
  • 9.0% on sales of lodging and meeting rooms in hotels
  • 10.0% on sales of alcoholic beverages served in restaurants

Certain Municipalities may also impose a local option tax on meals and rooms.

Available Meals and Rooms Statistical Reports
2018 2011
2017 2010
2016 2009
2015 2008
2014 2007
2013 2006
2012 2005

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

Taxpayer Assistance Window
Located on the 1st Floor
Service Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

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