The Tourist Development Tax (commonly referred to as the “bed tax”) funds the marketing and promotional activities performed by the Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau. The tax also is used for beach cleaning and grooming, product improvement, and beach renourishment. To find out more information on the Tourist Development Tax, contact the Clerk of Court’s office at 850-747-5226. Click here to go to the Bay County Clerk of Court's website.
Each month the Clerk of Court prepares a statistical and graphical report of Tourist Development Tax collections that is presented at the TDC meeting. These PDF reports can be downloaded below.
Fiscal Year 2021
Fiscal Year 2020