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Information for Providers

As a provider of  transient accommodation within the boundaries of the City of Windsor, you will be obliged pursuant to City of Windsor By-law #133-2018, to collect and remit the four percent (4%) Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) on all accommodation purchased, effective October 1, 2018.

The MAT is applicable on the purchase price of accommodation provided for a period of 30 days or less at any hotel, motel, inn, bed and breakfast, resort and short term rental companies, as well as other accommodators which are not specifically identified on the City of Windsor exemption list. 

Revenues generated from ancillary services, including but not limited to such things as meeting room rentals; food and beverage; mini bar; internet; telephone; and room service will be excluded from the MAT.

Other examples where the MAT may not be applicable include:

  • Complimentary rooms;
  • Accommodation paid by way of internal loyalty/reward program; and
  • Stays longer than 30 days.

Contact Information:

Phone: For general information, call 311.
For detailed inquiries, questions or concerns,
Email: mat@citywindsor.ca