Tourist Development Tax

The Tourist Development Tax is a local sales tax on transient rentals which is authorized and governed by Florida Statute 125.0104 and is collected by the Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court.

Tax Rate & Payment

In Santa Rosa County, the Tourist Development Tax rate is 5%. Managers of rental properties and owners who manage their own rentals are responsible for collecting, accounting for, and remitting Tourist Development Tax from their guests to the Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court. Remittance is typically due monthly and can be paid online.

Further Information

Answers to frequently asked questions are available online or by contacting:
Tourist Development Tax Division
Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court
P.O. Box 472
Milton, FL 32572

Phone: 850-983-1950