The Vermont Meals and Rooms Tax is paid when purchasing meals or alcoholic beverages served in bars and restaurants and when renting a room.
The Vermont Department of Taxes determines the filing frequency for each taxpayer. If the listed due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date is the following business day.
Quarterly Filing Frequency
|Quarter Ending||Return and Tax Due|
|March 31||April 25|
|June 30||July 25|
|September 30||October 25|
|December 31||January 25|
Monthly Filing Frequency
You must pay meals and rooms tax for the month by the 25th day of the following month. (Exception: January’s payment is due the 23rd day of February.) For example, meals and rooms tax for the month of June must be paid by July 25.
All taxpayers may file returns and pay tax due for Meals and Rooms Tax using myVTax, our free, secure, online filing site. If you must pay tax for multiple locations, or if your total tax remitted for the year exceeds $100,000, the Commissioner of Taxes has mandated that you use myVTax.
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Filing Paper Returns
If you have a single location and cannot file and pay through myVTax, you may still use the paper forms.
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