The City of Silverton requires a nine percent Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) be imposed on all gross rent charged by a hotel or operator. All taxes collected are due and payable on a no later than quarterly basis on the fifteenth day of the following month for the preceding month(s). A tax return for the preceding month's or quarter's tax collections shall also be filed with the City of Silverton.
Tax collected is used as grant money to promote tourism in Silverton. Grant requests require an application which is reviewed by the Tourism Promotion Committee (TPC) for award determination.