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Adena Lewis, Director
Voice: (512) 581-4011
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday, 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Hotel Occupancy Tax
Short Term Lodging Tax in Bastrop County
Hotel Occupancy Tax, commonly known as HOT, are paid by guests renting a bed/space for less than 30 days consecutively. The tax is paid on the room rate including other fees such as cleaning fees, etc. The State of Texas determines the items that are taxable and the remittance schedule. The lodging property collects these taxes from their guests and remits them accordingly.
Short-term rental properties, named as “hotels” for tax purposes, include but are not limited to hotel, motel, bed & breakfast, vacation rental lodging such as AirBnBs, inn, rooming house, manufactured home, residency inn, condominium, cabins, cottages, a room in your house, and RVs.
If the lodging property is outside a city limit and their ETJ:
If the lodging property is inside a city limits or their ETJ:
For the Bastrop County tax form and instructions, Click HERE for the Treasurer's page
If you PAY ONLINE or have ZERO OVERNIGHT STAYS, you are still required to MAIL IN YOUR TAX FORM to:
Bastrop County Treasurer PO Box 676 Bastrop, TX 78602
We work with our lodging partners in promoting our county and providing an inviting atmosphere for visitors. To learn more about our partnership, contact Fran Hunter at 512-581-4074 or email.
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Filming in Bastrop County
Our communities, our businesses and our people welcome film projects in our varied terrain and historic towns.
Bastrop County is the "Film Hospitality Capital of Texas," and all of our communities are certified as a Film Friendly Community by the Texas Film Commission.
FOR FILMING IN BASTROP COUNTY, on county property such as the historic County Courthouse or any location outside of the three towns, please return the required paperwork below to : firstname.lastname@example.org
Return to Bastrop County Sheriff's Office:
FOR FILMING INSIDE CITY LIMITS of our three incorporated towns, please click on the links below for more information.
TEXAS FILM COMMISSION
All projects also need to be registered with the Texas Film Commission.
We're glad to assist!
Bastrop County Courthouse
804 Pecan Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
Phone: (512) 581-7100
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