What to know before you go – Wacky Tax Wednesday

This Thanksgiving, 28.5 million people are expected to fly domestically to visit (or escape from) family and friends. Here are some of the wackier lodging taxes travelers may encounter in the coming months.


How Occupancy Taxes Work

Transient occupancy taxes are levied on facilities that provide accommodations for customers. The obvious model is a hotel or motel. But that might be the only thing that’s obvious about these taxes. Like sales taxes, trans...


Scary Sales Tax Stories: The Tax Man Cometh

Is there a taxman under your bed? Short-term room rentals are garnering the attention of taxmen on both coasts. For many hosts, this is very scary. In Los Angeles, city officials are contacting Airbnb hosts and informing them...


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