Hotel Occupancy Tax

The City of Coppell levies a tax rate of 7% on the cost of occupancy of any sleeping room furnished by any hotel where the cost of occupancy is at the rate of two dollars or more per day. Taxes collected should be reported and paid to the City on a quarterly basis. The only approved form of payments are checks and money orders. Please mail the quarterly Hotel Occupancy Report and payment to:
City of Coppell
c/o Finance - Hotel Occupancy Report
P.O. Box 9478
Coppell, Texas 75019

People Who Must File a Hotel Occupancy Report

Entities that operate as a sole owner, partnership, corporation or other organization that owns, operates, manages, or controls any hotel, motel, or bed and breakfast within the City of Coppell must file a Hotel Occupancy Report. This includes property owners who rent their homes or a portion of their home for periods less than 30 days as a short-term rental. (Please view the Code Compliance page for more information.) Complete and detailed records must be kept of all receipts reported and exemptions or reimbursements claimed so that reports can be verified. Failure to file this report and pay applicable taxes may result in collection action, as prescribed by Title 2 of the Tax Code.

When to File

Reports must be filed on or before the last day of the month following the quarterly reporting periods.

  • 1st Quarter (January 1 through March 31) must be filed by April 30
  • 2nd Quarter (April 1 through June 30) must be filed by July 31
  • 3rd Quarter (July 1 through September 30) must be filed by October 31
  • 4th Quarter (October 1 through December 31) must be filed by January 31

Holidays & Weekends

If the due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or City-observed holiday, the next business day is the due date. Reports must be filed for every period, even if there are no taxable receipts.