Bisbee Transaction Privilege Tax Rates
|City/Town Name: Bisbee City Code: BB||Business Code||Tax Rate|
|Feed at Wholesale||116||
|Timbering and Other Extraction||020||3.50%|
|Hotel/Motel (Additional Tax)||144||5.00%|
|Residential Rental, Leasing & Licensing for Use||045||3.50%|
|Commercial Rental, Leasing & Licensing for Use||213||3.50%|
|Rental, Leasing & Licensing for Use of TPP||214||3.50%|
|Restaurants and Bars||011||3.50%|
|Retail Sales Food for Home Consumption||062||3.50%|
Amendments or Special Provisions
1. Imposes an additional 2.50% bed tax. Impose a 3.50% Additional bed tax effective March 01, 2015.
2. On December 16, 2014, the Mayor and the Council of the City of Bisbee approved Ordinance O-14-09 to increase the Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) for Hotel/Motel (Additional Tax), Business Code:144, from two and one-half percent (2.50%) to three and one-half percent (3.50%). The rate increase was to remain for 4 years to provide funds for promoting the City of Bisbee as an overnight visitor destination and was effective on March 01,2015. At the request of the City of Bisbee, the rate increase will sunset on February 28.2019. The Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) for Hotel/Motel (Additional Tax) (Business Code: 144) will revert back to Two and One Half Percent (2.50%). This change has an effective date of March 01, 2019.
3. Effective March 1, 2021, Ordinance O-21-04, removes the sunset rate from Ordinance 14-09, and adds a permanent increase to the rate of taxation on the rental, leasing, and licensing for use of real property under the additional tax on transient lodging (Model Option 6). Hotel/Motel (Additional Tax), Business Code 144 increases from two and one-half percent (2.50%) to five percent (5.00%).
4. On February 21, 2023, the Mayor and the Council of the City of Bisbee passed and adopted the city's November 8, 2022 election results, thereby approving the continuation of the 2014 one percent (1.00%) Transaction Privilege Tax increase from two and one-half percent (2.50%) to three and one-half percent (3.50%). Under Ordinance No. O-23-01, the 3.50% rate will continue until the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) bond obligations of the city are paid in full or through July 1, 2048, whichever occurs first. Ordinance No. O-23-01 has an effective date of March 1, 2023. No changes will be made to the Transaction Privilege and Other Tax Rate Tables.
History of Rate Changes
Transaction Privilege Tax
3.50% (effective March 01, 2015)
2.50% (effective March 01, 2001);
2.00% (effective September 01, 1973)
118 Arizona Street
Bisbee, AZ 85603