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Wyoming passes statewide lodging tax that will apply to short-term rentals

The new law levies a 5% tax on all short-term lodging in the state and will go into effect on January 1, 2021....Continued

Minnesota bill would create new property tax classification for short-term rentals

And Minnesota isn’t alone in debating property tax issues related to short-term rentals. ...Continued

Hosting events at your short-term rental

Hosts need to be careful about events on their properties. Knowing the rules can help avoid trouble with rental platforms, neighbors, and the law....Continued

New Nashville zoning option may be used to ban short-term rentals in future developments

The zoning could help more multifamily developments get approved and would only apply to future developments, not existing ones or those already being planned....Continued

San Bernardino County hosts have until end of March to get vacation rental permit

The new vacation rental ordinance applies to residential rentals and accessory dwelling units, in both mountain and desert areas of the county. ...Continued

New Phoenix law requires short-term rental hosts to register with city

The new law requires short-term rental operators to register with the city, post contact information within their rental properties, and respond to police calls within an hour....Continued

Baltimore short-term rental hosts must be licensed by March 31

Along with additional requirements resulting from the city's new short-term rental law, online short-term rental platforms must make sure short-term rentals have valid licenses before advertising them...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