Best Practice: Before booking your hotel, call ahead to verify state tax law compliance. If your hotel does not comply with state tax law, it is recommended that you chose an alternate hotel.
Am I exempt from state taxes?
IBA/ Travel Card-
Hotel Room Payment: Yes, individuals being reimbursed qualifies for tax exemption as long as the authorized documents are attached to the tax exemption certificate.
Food and Beverage Payment: No
CBA/ Purchase Card - Yes, CBA cards are exempt.
What forms if any will I need?
Pennsylvania Exemption Certificate (Hotel Occupancy Tax Only – CBA/IBA)
Who is the main point of contact?
Pennsylvania Department of Revenue: (717) 787-1064
What are the important links?
Pennsylvania Department of Revenue
Are there any additional information or instructions?
Pennsylvania Hotel Tax Matrix
Amazon Tax Exemption Program (ATEP)
Items purchased through Amazon.com LLC, or its subsidiaries and shipped to this state are subject to tax. However, the Federal Government may receive tax exemption in these states by Enrolling in the “Amazon Tax Exemption Program (ATEP).”
How to Enroll in the Amazon Tax Exemption Program:
Log in to Amazon.com and place your cursor over “Your Account” on the top right corner of the screen
On the drop-down menu, select “Your Account”
Scroll down to “Settings” and select “Amazon Tax Exemption Program”
Upload the Tax Exemption Form
Accept the Terms & Conditions, if authorized to do so
Select “Upload” and complete the remaining steps to complete enrollment