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5 tips from online dating: Making the most of your short-term rental profile

The best practices for online dating and short-term renting may have more in common than you think. For both, the goal is to present your best self to make a great match....Continued

Airbnb removes pass-through registration for hosts in New Orleans

Airbnb hosts must now apply for licenses directly with the city and this move makes it harder for the city to enforce short-term rental requirements. ...Continued

Lodging Taxes 101: Filing tax returns on your short-term rental

As a short-term rental operator, you're required to file lodging tax returns with the appropriate tax authorities and pay any lodging tax due....Continued

Boston City Council passes strict new short-term rental law

The law takes effect January 1, but current short-term rental hosts will be able to follow the old rules until September 2019....Continued

Lodging Taxes 101: Collecting taxes on your short-term rental

It’s important to make sure you’re charging the right tax rates to avoid hassles — and fines and penalties — down the road....Continued

Lodging Taxes 101: Registering to collect taxes on your short-term rental

As host, you're responsible for collecting all lodging taxes due on your short-term rental and passing them on to the appropriate tax authority....Continued

5 vacation rental management tasks to outsource and automate

For smaller companies and independent property owners, the following five tasks are just a part of an outsourcing journey that could free up your time and reduce a lot of stress....Continued

Palm Springs voters reject short-term rental ban

Property owners offering short-term listings independently or on platforms such as Airbnb, VRBO, and HomeAway will be able to continue operating — subject to the city’s strict regulations....Continued

Do I have to collect taxes on cleaning fees for my short-term rental property?

It often takes close scrutiny of the rules in your state, county and/or city to figure out what you need to do when it comes to taxes on your short-term rental. ...Continued

Texas Supreme Court rules in favor of short-term rental owner

The precedent the ruling sets could affect the ultimate outcome of legal challenges involving other Texas cities’ restrictions on short-term rentals....Continued