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Los Angeles proposal would impose new limits on vacation rental operators

Proposed legislation in Los Angeles could bring new restrictions on short-term vacation rental operators throughout the city....Continued

Vacation rental operators could benefit from efforts to boost tourism in wildfire-damaged wine country

Efforts to entice tourists back to Northern California's wine country could be a boon to short-term vacation rental operators in the area....Continued

Proposed Maui property tax changes could affect short-term rental operators

Short-term vacation rental owners in Maui, Hawaii, are concerned that proposed changes in property tax classifications could increase their property taxes....Continued

Basalt latest Colorado town to make tax-collection deal with Airbnb

Basalt, Colorado, has reached an agreement with Airbnb for the online vacation rental platform to collect lodging taxes from guests....Continued

What would Hawaii deal with Airbnb mean for vacation rental owners?

For vacation rental owners in Hawaii, an upcoming agreement could mean that Airbnb would automatically collect any state lodging taxes due from guests....Continued

Seattle City Council passes new tax on short-term vacation rentals

The Seattle City Council has passed a new short-term vacation rentals tax, a regulation package sponsored by Seattle’s interim mayor, Tim Burgess....Continued

The changing face of local lodging tax

Vacation rental owners need to be aware of their responsibilities in all jurisdictions — and keep an eye out for changes in local lodging tax laws. ...Continued

Governments target online travel companies for lodging tax collection

Governments are more closely scrutinizing vacation rentals and home shares as a potentially lucrative source of lodging tax revenue. It’s becoming increasingly important for owners to be aware of thei...Continued

Lodging taxes are a hot topic in communities around the U.S.

With the changing times and the explosion of short-term rentals and platforms such as Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, and others, many communities are looking at lodging taxes as a way to grow tax revenue. ...Continued

What charges are subject to lodging tax?

Lodging tax can get tricky to figure out when part of the bill isn’t subject to tax. Know your requirements as a host for tax collection and remittance....Continued