Hotel, Motel, and Short-Term Rental Occupancy Tax


On December 21, 2023, the Ulster County Legislature adopted Local Law Number 1 of 2024, increasing Ulster County’s Hotel and Motel Room Occupancy Tax from 2% to 4%. 

  • The increased rate will apply to overnight room rentals beginning the night of February 1, 2024.
  • The tax applies to hotels, motels, and short-term rental properties, regardless of ownership or online presence.
  • Please contact the Ulster County Department of Finance or email str-tax[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us for more information.

Information for Operators: