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Hotel/Motel, Vacation Rental Tax


The Hotel/Motel Tax is a 5% tax that is levied upon all persons engaged in the business of renting, leasing or letting rooms within the City Limits of Savanna, IL..  

Hotel/Motel Tax Return Form Information:

  • Hotels/Motels and Short Term Vacation Rentals are required to remit a Hotel/Motel Tax Return to the City on a monthly basis.

For more information, please see the following:

  • Illinois State Statute (35 ILCS 145/) Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act
    • Note per 35 ILCS 145/: A "Permanent Resident" is exempt from paying the Hotel/Motel Tax. "Permanent resident" means any person who occupied or has the right to occupy any room or rooms, regardless of whether or not it is the same room or rooms, in a hotel for at least 30 consecutive days.