A&P Commission

Rogers Advertising and Promotion Commission

Effective September 1, 2017, the City of Rogers levies a 3% hotel tax upon the gross receipts or gross proceeds from renting, leasing or otherwise furnishing of hotel, motel or short term condominium rental accommodations for sleeping, meeting or party room facilities for profit within the city, not to include the rental or lease of such accommodations for periods of thirty days or more.

Hotel Guest Room Tax Breakdown

3% City of Rogers Lodging Tax
2% City of Rogers Sales Tax & 1% Benton County Tax
6.5% State of Arkansas Sales Tax & 2% Parks & Tourism Tax

Total of 14.5% Tax Collected

For more information on state tax rates, click here.

Vacation Home Rentals

Visit Rogers and the Rogers Advertising & Promotion Commission (A&P) monitor and collect a 3% lodging tax on all short-term rental (STR) properties within the city limits of Rogers. We have contracted with a third-party vendor to make this and all lodging tax collections and compliance processes as easy and smooth as possible. For more information, click here.

Vacation Home Rentals
The Rogers A&P Commission meets the second Wednesday of every month at 4pm at the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce.

ORD. #99-61 (passed 9/28/99) – 7 members: 4 members shall be owners or managers in the tourism industry, at least 3 of whom shall be owners or managers of hotel or motels and all of whom shall be Benton County residents; 2 members shall be members of the Rogers City Council; and 1 member shall be from the public at large. 4 year staggered terms.

Position 1 (Hotel Manager)
Laura Orr
Courtyard by Marriott, General Manager
Term: 4-year term expires 11/1/2025

Position 2 (Hotel Manager)
Kasey Bare
Hampton Inn, General Manager
Term: 4-year term expires 11/1/2025

Position 3 (Hotel Manager)
Larry Cooper, General Manager
Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas
Term: 4-year term expires 11/1/2022

Position 4 (Hospitality)
David Faulkner
Pinnacle Hills Promenade, Senior General Manager
Term: 4-year term expires 11/1/2023

Position 5 (City at Large)
Joe Murfin
Daisy Airgun Museum, Chairman
Term: 4-year term expires 11/1/2023

Position 6 (City Council)
Mark Kruger
Rogers City Council
Term: Runs concurrent with city council term

Position 7 (City Council)
Barney Hayes
Rogers City Council
Term: Runs concurrent with city council term

A&P Commission Vacancy Posting

Applications are currently being accepted for a hospitality/tourism position on the Rogers Advertising and Promotions Commission. This position expires November 1, 2023. Individuals must be an owner or manager of businesses in the tourism industry and a resident of Benton County. Letters of application and resumes may be mailed by May 21, 2023 to J. R. Shaw, Destination Rogers, 317 W. Walnut, Rogers 72756 and may also be emailed to jr@rogerslowell.com. The commission will consider the selection of a new member at their June 14, 2023 meeting.  The appointment must be approved by the Rogers City Council.