TOT is an acronym for Transient Occupancy Tax. The City of St. Helena's TOT rate is 12% and tax remittance is due on the last day of the month subsequent to the month of taxable transactions.
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Download the TOT Tax Return Form (PDF).
Any person as to whom, or any occupancy as to which, it is beyond the power of the city to impose the tax herein provided. Any officer or employee of a foreign government who is exempt by reason of express provision of federal law or international treaty (a diplomat on official business). No exemption shall be granted except upon a claim made at the time rent is collected and under penalty of perjury upon a form prescribed by the tax administrator. Download the TOT Exemption Form (PDF).
Yes, returns must be filed each month.
City of St. Helena
1088 College Avenue
St. Helena, CA 94574