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Who’s responsible for filing lodging tax returns?

Getting lodging tax right can help to avoid interest, penalties, and back taxes owed that can result from neglecting lodging tax obligations....Continued

Know your lodging tax exemptions: government agencies

The rules on who is exempt from lodging taxes vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but one of the most common exemptions is for government agencies....Continued

5 lodging tax accounting mistakes vacation rental homeowners should avoid

Proper accounting is crucial for the success of your vacation rental business. Here are some lodging tax accounting mistakes to watch out for....Continued

10 questions to ask before renting out your vacation home

Here are some questions to ask yourself to determine if renting out your vacation property is the right choice for you. ...Continued

What tax deductions can I take on my rental property?

Knowing your deductions can be well worth it. Learn about opportunities for income tax deductions on short-term rental properties. ...Continued

Hawaii Transient Accommodations Tax increases by one percent

Gov. David Ige signed a 1 percent increase to the Transient Accommodations Tax rate into law. The bill also extends a surcharge on the general excise tax....Continued

5 lodging tax tips for Airbnb owners

Here are a few tips that can help you get lodging taxes right for your Airbnb listing....Continued

How to manage lodging tax exemptions

As a short-term rental owner, you need to know who may qualify for an exemption and what they must do to receive it....Continued

When do federal employees get exemptions from state accommodations tax?

If you’re renting a property out to a federal employee, how do you know if a traveler should get an exemption from state sales tax?...Continued

What defines a break in the continuous occupancy of a rented room? The long and short of it.

Do you need to collect tax on your rental? Understand what's “short term” and “long term” in your location — and what’s considered a “break” in occupancy....Continued