How do I make a TOT and Mill Tax Payment?

You can pay your TOT and Mill Taxes in person, via mail, or online.  

In person payment can be made Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except for holidays, at:

1010 10th Street Suite 2100 (2nd floor)
Modesto, CA 95354


TOT & Mill Tax payments can be mailed to our office along with the TOT reporting form and the Declaration of Gross Receipts Form. Payments postmarked after the due date are considered late and will accrue penalties. 

Mail payments to:

Business License
PO Box 3442
Modesto, CA 95353 

Pay your Taxes Online

TOT tax payments and Mill tax payments are made separately. For TOT tax payments you will need to contact our office to provide you with the account number and the pin required to make the online TOT tax payment.

Ways to Pay

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1. What applications are required for a new hotel business?
2. Are there any deposits due to the City when applying for a hotel business license and Transient Occupancy Registration Permit?
3. When will I receive the Hotel Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) and Business License deposit refund?
4. What is the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT)?
5. What is the current Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) rate?
6. What hotel fees are considered TOT Taxable?
7. When is the Hotel Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) reporting period?
8. What is the Mill Tax (Business tax) Rate?
9. When is the Mill Tax reporting period?
10. How do I make a TOT and Mill Tax Payment?
11. Do I have to file the Quarterly Declaration of Gross Receipts and the Monthly Transient Occupancy Tax Report even if I don’t have reportable revenue for the quarter?
12. If I have additional questions, who do I contact?