Various local taxes are collected by the Finance Department with rates as presented on the following Tax Return (PDF). If you need to pay a tax not represented on the form, please contact us.
For any questions or additional information regarding the City portion of taxes, call us directly at 251-981-6782 or 251-980-2159.
Set up your My Alabama Taxes accounts on the My Alabama Taxes (MAT) website https://myalabamataxes.alabama.gov/_/ . For assistance with the website, call the MAT Tax Payer Service Center at 251-344-4737 and select option 2.
The mailing address for Revenue is:
P.O. Box 1159
Orange Beach, AL 36561
The Lodging Tax Rate is based on the rental rate, cleaning fee and parking passes if applicable.
The current Lodging Tax Rate is 13% (City of Orange Beach - 7%, State - 4%, Baldwin County Lodging - 2%).
Rate to increase
The Lodging Tax Rate for transactions entered into on or after May 1, 2023 will be 15% (City of Orange Beach - 9%, State - 4%, Baldwin County Lodging - 2%). Lastly, for transactions entered into on or after September 1, 2023 the Lodging Tax Rate is 16% (City of Orange Beach - 10%, State - 4%, Baldwin County Lodging - 2%).
ORDINANCE NO. 2022-1410: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50, ARTICLE IV, DIVISION 5, SECTION 50-252 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF ORANGE BEACH, ALABAMA, ENTITLED "LODGING TAX - LEVY OF TAX" TO PROVIDE FOR PROSPECTIVE INCREASES IN THE RATE OF TAXATION.