Lodging tax

Thousands of rental property owners, property managers, and hotel operators rely on Avalara for hassle-free lodging tax tools.

Simplify your lodging taxes

You face a host of tax compliance challenges when you run a hotel or rent out your vacation home. Let Avalara help, with solutions and services that manage licenses, calculate tax, prepare and file returns, and more.



Avalara MyLodgeTax

Prepares and files lodging tax returns and remits tax payments for short-term rental owners and managers.

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Setting you up for success

We’ll do the leg work to obtain the licenses and registrations you need to purchase in order to rent your property. We can even help with renewals.

Get your rate

We provide city, county, and state lodging tax rates, as well as updates when those rates change.

One less worry

Report your rental revenues to us each month, and we’ll handle your lodging tax returns from start to finish — just $20 a property per month, after setup.


Avalara AvaTax for Hotels and Motels

Plugs in to your reservation software to deliver lodging tax calculations in real time.
 

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We have you covered

Consider your lodging taxes handled, whether you operate a single location or provide accommodations in multiple areas.  

Change ready

When counties, cities, and states update their lodging tax rates, we respond with updates to our tax calculation system.

Don’t risk it

Lodging taxes are highly localized and complex. Instead of charging your guests too little or too much, let Avalara help.


Avalara Returns

Prepares and files U.S. lodging tax returns and remits payments on your behalf, saving you time while reducing the risk of errors that often crop up as a result of manual processes.
 

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Reduce audit exposure

Prepares and files U.S. lodging tax returns and remits payments on your behalf, saving you time while reducing the risk of errors that often crop up as a result of manual processes.

Multiple properties? No problem.

Returns consolidates your tax payments into a single transfer, then distributes the funds on your behalf.

Uncomplicated returns prep

Just upload your tax data for returns preparation that’s faster and more accurate than doing it yourself.

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