Lodgers' Tax/Special Events

IMPORTANT DEADLINE:  The next round of Lodgers Tax Funding applications are due by Friday, August 9, 2019 by Noon.  If you choose to apply for Lodgers Tax Funding for any events to be held January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020, you will need to submit your application by 8/9/19 at noon.

You must submit a "Special Event Application Lodgers" form application along with a "Special Event Application" form; links to both are below.  The documents are fillable PDFs which can be typed directly into the form. All applications must be typewritten; handwritten forms will not be accepted. 

When the forms are completed, email your submission to jn.jennings@roswell-nm.gov

The next deadline for applications is August 9, 2019 for events occurring January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020.

The purpose of the Lodgers Tax Event Use policy is to provide a fair, equitable, and uniform funding process to organizations in the City of Roswell and to provide procedures to apply for and receive funding towards groups, events, services, and programs that benefit the Roswell community.

Lodgers Tax funding is available to assist with the cost of advertising, publicizing, and promoting tourist related events. Lodgers Tax funding is not available to fund, establish, or host an event or to pay for operational or administrative costs, including entertainment.

Please refer to our Lodgers Tax policy for Application Process, Eligible Expenses, Applicant Requirements, and Reimbursement Process.

Occupancy Tax Board
Jim Fielding, Chair
Kerry Moore, Vice Chair
Roxanne Slayton
Susan Noel
Joe Desjardins

Any questions that you may have regarding the Lodgers Tax policy please contact Juanita Jennings, Public Affairs Director at jn.jennings@roswell-nm.gov

2019 Occupancy Tax Board Meetings

January 15, 2019
February 19, 2019
March 19, 2019
April 16, 2019 (April 5 Lodgers Tax applications will be considered)
May 14, 2019
June 18, 2019
July 16, 2019
August 20, 2019 (August 9 Lodgers Tax applications will be considered)
September 17, 2019
October 15, 2019
November 19, 2019
December 17, 2019

Note:  Change in date/time and/or cancellation may be caused by weather, lack of members present (quorum) or no business for scheduled meeting.  November and December dates are subject to change because of holidays.

Special Events/Lodgers Tax Applications

Post-Event Lodgers Tax Reimbursement Forms

Special Event Funding Reimbursement Form

Event/Financial Report, Financial Statement, Summary Report.

Lodgers' Tax Logo:

   Paid in part logo-under

Logo to be used on promotional materials for events funded by City of Roswell Lodgers' Tax. Statement that is required on all marketing is "Paid in part by the City of Roswell Lodgers' Tax."