The City of New York’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2018. This
report, shows that The City of New York (City) completed its Fiscal Year with a General
Fund surplus, as determined by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), for the 38th consecutive year.
Market value grew in FY 2019, for the eighth straight year. The total City-wide market value of fully and partially taxable property exceeded $1.2 trillion dollars and was about 8.8 percent higher than in FY 2018.
The Hotel Room Occupancy Tax must be paid on the occupancy, or the right of occupancy, of a room or rooms in a hotel. A “hotel” is a building or part of it that is regularly used for the lodging of guests.The occupancy tax year is March 1 to the last day of February of the following year.