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States change lodging tax requirements in response to COVID-19

Read about the states offering vacation rental hosts more time to file and/or pay lodging taxes or renew lodging tax registrations....Continued

Florida Keys short-term rentals, hotels ordered to close down starting Sunday

Designed to stop the spread of COVID-19, the order also prohibits short-term rentals and hotels from taking new reservations....Continued

What the coronavirus means for short-term rentals

Draconian measures to contain and prevent the spread of COVID-19 are having an enormous impact on businesses, especially those in the hospitality industry....Continued

Wyoming passes statewide lodging tax that will apply to short-term rentals

The new law levies a 5% tax on all short-term lodging in the state and will go into effect on January 1, 2021....Continued

Minnesota bill would create new property tax classification for short-term rentals

And Minnesota isn’t alone in debating property tax issues related to short-term rentals. ...Continued

Hosting events at your short-term rental

Hosts need to be careful about events on their properties. Knowing the rules can help avoid trouble with rental platforms, neighbors, and the law....Continued

New Nashville zoning option may be used to ban short-term rentals in future developments

The zoning could help more multifamily developments get approved and would only apply to future developments, not existing ones or those already being planned....Continued

San Bernardino County hosts have until end of March to get vacation rental permit

The new vacation rental ordinance applies to residential rentals and accessory dwelling units, in both mountain and desert areas of the county. ...Continued

New Phoenix law requires short-term rental hosts to register with city

The new law requires short-term rental operators to register with the city, post contact information within their rental properties, and respond to police calls within an hour....Continued

Baltimore short-term rental hosts must be licensed by March 31

Along with additional requirements resulting from the city's new short-term rental law, online short-term rental platforms must make sure short-term rentals have valid licenses before advertising them...Continued