Frequently Asked Questions
City Tax Rates
Tobacco Sales Information
Rally Sales Tax Application
Temporary Motor Vehicle Application
Room Rental Information
If you rent rooms in your
house for the rally:
When an individual rents a room in their home
for 10 or more days per year, the rental is subject to sales tax.
The rate is 8.5%, which is 4% state tax, 1.5% tourism tax, and 3%
Sturgis municipal tax. If the home is outside city limits, the
municipal tax does not apply.
If you rent rooms for more than 10 days per
year, you must obtain a temporary license for the Sturgis Rally
and pay the appropriate tax.
Rooms rented for 28 consecutive days or more to
the same person are exempt from the sales tax.
If you have any
questions, please contact our office in Rapid City at 605-394-2332.