Welcome to your online guide to the Finance Department. We are responsible for managing and executing all of the financial management functions for the City. Information provided on this Web site includes the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), City fees and charges, budget data for the current year and prior years, and City ordinances pertaining to the Business License Tax, Transient Occupancy Tax, and Utility Users Tax.
We provide an online version of the Transient Occupancy Tax Return form for those hotel/motel operators who are required to collect and remit transient occupancy taxes to the City.
If you are starting a business in Monterey, the business license application form can be downloaded from this site. A business license tax calculator also is provided to compute the business license tax for you. The specific programs are briefly described below.