Tax Results for the City of Santa Barbara
Source: City of Santa Barbara
The City of Santa Barbara collected $1,593,374 in transient occupancy taxes (TOT) for August 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic and the related response continues to affect the local travel industry. TOT revenues in August 2020 were 33.2% below August last year; however, TOT revenues have been steadily increasing each month since April of 2020.
The City has collected $2,797,599 through two months of the City’s fiscal year, which runs from July 1 through June 30. The City’s adopted TOT budget is $17,241,134.
The Transient Occupancy Tax table can be viewed here.