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Understanding the short-term rental tax reporting process

There are two different types of taxes that need to be reported for short-term rentals: income taxes and lodging taxes. Here’s what you need to know about reporting for each....Continued

Short-term rentals in Washoe County, Nevada, will need permits under new law

The new law will require vacation rental hosts to obtain permits and insurance; abide by occupancy, parking, noise, and trash disposal rules; and collect lodging taxes from guests, among other rules....Continued

New Atlanta law requires short-term rental hosts to get permits, collect hotel-motel tax

Property owners will also be held responsible for guests’ behavior and fined when guests disrupt neighborhoods....Continued

A year later, what pandemic rules do short-term rental hosts need to follow?

With the end of the pandemic almost in sight, short-term rental hosts still must follow some state pandemic-related rules. ...Continued

Cathedral City voters lean toward law that will phase out short-term rentals by 2023

The measure phases short-term rentals out of Cathedral City, California, with a few exceptions, by 2023. Meanwhile, the city of La Quinta amends its short-term rental law and raises license fees. ...Continued

San Diego takes first step toward stricter short-term rental regulations

The San Diego City Council has approved a new short-term rental ordinance that would cap the total number of whole-home vacation rentals to 1% of the city’s housing stock. ...Continued

Irvine bans Airbnb, Vrbo from transacting in the city

The city of Irvine, California, has passed a new law that prohibits short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb and Vrbo from processing short-term transactions for properties within the city. ...Continued

Raleigh vacation rental hosts must get permits, collect occupancy taxes under new law

Short-term rental hosts in Raleigh, North Carolina, will be required to get a city zoning permit in order to operate, according to a new ordinance that goes into effect March 4....Continued

Short-term rental industry seeks new opportunities in 2021

Read about key trends and predictions as we look ahead, and what the vacation rental industry can expect in 2021 and beyond....Continued

10 easily overlooked tax deductions vacation rental hosts can claim

There are many deduction opportunities for hosts but they might not all be obvious, so it pays to do a little research to make sure you aren't missing out....Continued