The Transient Guest Tax is a tax imposed on guests of hotels or other lodging facilities. This tax is commonly referred to as a "bed tax," "hotel occupancy tax," or "motel tax."
- The tax is currently set at 6% as determined by the Olathe City Council.
- The revenue is directed to the Olathe Chamber of Commerce for economic development and Convention and Visitors Bureau services.
Transient Guest Taxes are commonly used by local government entities in Kansas.
The State of Kansas produces a quarterly report of Transient Guest Tax Rates, Effective Dates, and Number of Active Accounts.
|Jurisdiction||Transient Guest Tax Rate|
|Updated Jan 2019|
|City of Mission||9%|
|City of Overland Park||9%|
|City of Gardner||8%|
|City of Leawood||8%|
|City of Lenexa||8%|
|City of Olathe||6%|
|City of Shawnee||6%|