Business Taxes

Fairfax County, Virginia

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12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 223
Fairfax, VA 22035

Young Tarry,
Division Director

Short-Term Lodging in Fairfax County

A short-term property rental, also known as short-term lodging (STL), refers to any occupancy of a rental dwelling for a period of less than thirty days, such as those advertised on Airbnb, VRBO, FlipKey, and others.

Pursuant to Virginia Code 58.1-3826, All Accommodation Intermediaries/Hosting Platforms are Required to Collect the Transient Occupancy Tax From Guests.

  • Accommodation intermediaries are to collect TOT to be remitted monthly to the Fairfax County Department of Tax Administration (DTA).
  • If you are a host, please contact the platform(s) where you are listing your property to obtain more details.

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  • Zoning-related questions: call 703-324-1314, TTY 711, or send us an email
  • Tax-related questions: call 703-222-8234, option 4, or send us an email
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