The County Lodging Tax Administrator acts as an agent for Hocking County with respect to the collection and disposition of the Hocking County excise tax on lodging of transient guests. The department that handles these varied duties and responsibilities is the Lodging Occupancy Tax Office.
The powers and duties of this department are defined by the Hocking County Code of Regulations. A copy of this Code of Regulations is attached to this Home Page. The Lodging Occupancy Tax Office is located at the Hocking County Annex. All general questions or concerns can easily be directed and/or handled by calling at (740) 380-4100.

The main purpose of this department is to collect the County bed tax.