Room Occupancy Tax

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Room Occupancy Tax


There is a Room Occupancy Tax on the rental of rooms in the City of Yonkers.  This tax is 3.0% of the rent for every occupancy for a room or rooms within the city as outlined in the Local Law 19-2015.


Room Occupancy Tax Local Law 19-2015 

The tax is due and payable to the City of Yonkers, within twenty (20) days after the close of the quarter.  A return must be completed, notarized along with the remittance of the tax collections for the period.

Please click on links below for additional information regarding payments, penalties, late fees tax return forms and registration.


Room Occupancy Tax FORMS:

Tax Return Form(form must be completed, notarized and submitted with tax collections within twenty (20) days after the close of the reporting period).

January 1st – March 31st                       Due by April 20th

April 1st – June 30th                              Due by July 20th

July 1st – September 30th                      Due by October 20th

October 1st – December 31st                Due by January 20th


Certificate of Registration(every operator shall file with the Commissioner of Finance within three (3) days of opening the business pursuant to § 15-159 of the City’s Code)