Tourism Zone Bulletins

Tourism Zone Bulletins report all of the news that matters when it comes to short term rentals in Door County.  This need to know information is always emailed to our permit holders.  Below is a record of Tourism Zone bulletins in effort to assist permit holders with the latest information to keep everyone informed.

Transition to Digital Reporting

September 13, 2022

In recent years residents and businesses have been working to preserve and protect Door County’s environment, creating sustainable business practices and encouraging the community to be mindful of the space we all share. Our unique natural landscape is one of the most crucial features used to attract visitors and the need to preserve it…

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New Reporting Instructions

February 20, 2022

Starting January 1, 2022, Door County’s municipal room tax has increased to 8.0%. While the formatting of our tax forms has not changed, the way we calculate tax has. To assist you, the Tourism Zone has created a document with step-by-step instructions on how to file for 2022.  Click the link below to view…

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Proposal to Raise Room Tax

December 18, 2020

By now you probably have seen or heard reporting about a proposed increase to Room Tax.  As a permit holder, I feel that it is important to reach out to you personally regarding the proposal made by the Chairman of the Town of Baileys Harbor. Below you will find the meeting minutes from the…

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New Report Form

January 24, 2020

We want to express our appreciation to all permits holders who year after year provide memorable guest experiences while offering a variety of lodging options for those who visit Door County. Prior to 2007, Door County had only approximately $200,000 to market itself, which wasn’t keeping us competitive with other tourism destinations across the…

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Update to Lodging Marketplace Legislation

January 21, 2020

2019 WI ACT 10 legislation is now in effect and we want to keep the lines of communication open (previous emails December 16th, 2019 and January 3rd, 2020). The implementation of this legislation would be best qualified as a fluid situation; there is still much uncertainty, information to be clarified and roll out of programming to occur…

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January 3, 2020

The effective date of the 2019 WI ACT 10 legislation has now passed and we want to keep the lines of communication open. We sent a communication to you on December 16th, 2019  with an initial bulletin to prep you for possible changes. To date no additional information has been provided from marketplace providers or their registered…

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Room Tax Changes

December 16, 2019

Dear Door County Tourism Zone Permit Holder, For those of you who utilize online Lodging Marketplaces such as Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway or one of the many others, we want to make you aware that changes may be coming as of January 1, 2020. With the recent passage of WISCONSIN ACT 10, there may be changes to how room…

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System Upgrades

November 7, 2014

We aware several of our customers have been having difficulty logging on to the room tax reporting site. On Monday November 10th, 2014 at approximately midnight we will be implementing system upgrades and changing servers and you will not be able to log on or complete your reporting for a period of four hours….

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2013 Is A Good Year

February 25, 2014

DOOR COUNTY TOURISM ZONE COMMISSIONPO BOX 55, Sister Bay, WI 54234Phone: (920) 854-6200, Fax: (920) 854-9019Email: [email protected]: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Contact:Josh Van LieshoutChair (920) 868-3334 2013 was a good year for lodging establishments, an improvement county wide of 4.1% over 2012. As a whole the zone the collected $3,644,013 and directed $2,405,048 to our…

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State Sales Tax and Health Certificate Contact Information

May 30, 2013
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