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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 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

These states offer financial incentives for filing lodging tax returns on time

The states listed offer incentives to taxpayers to file returns on time and in full, allowing lodging tax filers to keep a small amount of the tax they’ve collected. ...Continued

What is ‘The Masters Rule’ and what does it mean for short-term rental taxes?

Vacation rental hosts may erroneously think The Masters Rule relates to local lodging taxes, but this is incorrect. The rule only applies to rental income you report on your federal income tax return....Continued

What property managers should know about Airbnb/Vrbo tax collection

When a platform collects lodging tax, it can make managing tax compliance easier — but often it can add even more complication to an already complex task. ...Continued

7 lodging tax collection reminders for short-term rental property managers

Here’s what every property manager should remember when it comes to collecting lodging tax for short-term rentals....Continued

6 short-term rental tax registration and filing tips for property managers

Here’s what property managers should know about registration, filing with local authorities, and the overall tax compliance process for short-term rentals. ...Continued

Airbnb announces new measures to regulate listings

Airbnb has offered more detail about how the company plans to fight party houses and address other safety and fraud issues. ...Continued

Airbnb promises crackdown on party houses, but some are skeptical

Some hosts and experts question whether Airbnb can effectively monitor all its listings to prevent unauthorized activity. ...Continued

Avalara MyLodgeTax Inks Partnership with Vacation Rental Management Association

Avalara today announced a strategic partnership agreement between Avalara MyLodgeTax and the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA)....Continued