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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

Income taxes are due April 15. Do you know when your vacation rental taxes are due?

As a short-term rental operator, keeping up with which tax has to be filed where and when can be a time-consuming chore....Continued

Why lodging taxes are important for property managers

Learn how several trends make lodging taxes an essential part of the short-term rental property manager’s arsenal....Continued

What’s the difference between income taxes and short-term rental lodging taxes?

In addition to income taxes, most vacation rental operators are also responsible for short-term rental lodging taxes. It’s important to understand the requirements of each kind of tax....Continued