On March 28, 2019, Walker County passed an ordinance to create a Hotel / Motel Tax.  The tax took effect on October 1, 2019 at a rate of 5% through September 30, 2020.  The rate increased to 8% on October 1, 2020.

This tax impacts everyone providing lodging in exchange for money in the unincorporated areas of the county.  Monies collected from this tax will be used to promote tourism in Walker County.