Following are the various and current taxes in effect in Houston and Harris County:
*Sales tax on all food and beverages 8.25%
* Sales tax on non-food and non-beverage items 8.25%
* Sales tax on Service Charge (Banquets) 8.25%
* State & Local Guestroom Occupancy Tax (consolidated) 17%
•State Tax 6%
•Hotel Occupancy 9%
•Sports Authority 2%
*Meeting Room Rental Tax 6%
Please Note - If a group or company is exempt from Texas State Sales Tax or Texas Hotel Occupancy tax, it is the responsibility of the group to provide the proper signed forms to either the Event Manager assigned to assist you.
The following forms can be printed from the Texas State Comptrollers website:
Occupancy Tax Exemption: Click Here
Sales Tax Exemption:Click Here
All goods and services are subject to state tax including, but not limited to food, beverage, labor, and gratuities.