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Remittance Changes Effective January 1, 2021

Monthly reporting will be effective beginning with the month of July 2020. VAF Returns and payment will be due on the 15th day of the following month. New monthly reporting forms for the reporting period beginning in January 2021 are available below.

The VAF Return Form must be mailed to or filed at the City of Monterey Finance Department, accompanied by remittance for taxes due, and will be due on the 15th day of the following month. 

Before you begin, please review the VAF Guidelines to ensure all rent and applicable fees are included in the amount reported.

  • VAF Remittance Forms are available as an Excel File to Download, or as a Printable PDF
  • Begin by entering the month and year you are reporting.
  • Remember to sign the form when you are done.
  • Include exemption forms or change form, as applicable. Please see the Related Documents section for updated forms.
  • Send your completed return, with your payment, to 735 Pacific St. Ste. A, Monterey, CA 93940
  • To ensure your return is postmarked timely, you are encouraged to remit by a method that allows you to verify the mailing date (e.g., obtain a counter receipt at the Post Office, UPS, FedEx, etc.).
  • Late penalties will not be waived.

Thank you for remitting your VAF return!

Damage to City Property
(831) 646-3940

Accounts Payable
(831) 646-3943

(831) 646-3942

Accounts Receivable
Business Licenses
Dog Licenses
Transient Occupancy Tax
(831) 646-3944

Nat Rojanasathira
Acting Finance Director

Due to Covid-19 office is closed to the public until further notice

Monday - Friday
9:00am to 4:00pm
Assisted by phone

Finance Department
735 Pacific Street, Suite A
Monterey, CA 93940
Fax: (831) 655-0562