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What vacation rental hosts need to know about local taxes

Managing lodging tax is no one's favorite part of the job. But it's important to get lodging tax on short-term rentals right....Continued

Asheville, North Carolina, severely restricts short-term rentals

Short-term rentals that had city permits before the new rules will still be able to operate, but new vacation rentals must now get special permission....Continued

Hawaii governor vetoes Airbnb tax collection deal; Senate offers new bill

If the new Senate bill passes, it would allow short-term rental platforms like Airbnb to automatically collect and file state taxes for their hosts....Continued

Golden, Colorado, places six-month moratorium on new short-term rentals

The short-term vacation rental industry in Colorado is growing - and communities are noticing and looking at ways to regulate it....Continued

Colorado Airbnb hosts made $183 million in 2017 spurred by 68% growth in stays

The top three Colorado Airbnb markets in 2017 were Denver, Breckenridge, and Colorado Springs....Continued

Airbnb reaches tax collection deal with Tennessee Department of Revenue

Airbnb will collect state and local sales taxes for short-term rentals on behalf of its 7,700 Tennessee hosts, effective March 1....Continued

Boston mayor seeks new rules for short-term rentals

Mayor Marty Walsh filed a proposed ordinance that regulates vacation rentals and divides them into three categories with three different fee structures....Continued

Washington’s Olympic Peninsula and San Juan Islands enjoy popularity – and lodging tax revenue

Increased visitors to the region could mean greater opportunities for short-term rental operators....Continued

Redwood City steps up regulation of short-term rentals

New regulations aim to preserve housing stock and limit neighborhood disruption in residential areas, while still allowing residents to generate revenue....Continued

Nashville votes to phase out non-owner-occupied short-term rentals

The Metro Council passed a law that requires short-term vacation rentals not occupied by their owners to cease doing business in residential neighborhoods....Continued