Vacation Rental 101: Taxes

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vacation rental tax lookup tool

This article makes it easy for you to stay on top of your tax requirements at a local, state, and federal level. We’ve even got a fantastic tool to help you look up your property’s tax rate within just a few seconds!

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Vacation Rental News Round-Up: Taxes and Security

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Vacation Rental Taxes and Security

This week, we’re looking into why niche vacation rental websites are starting to crop up and how the IRS is making it easier for you to pay your vacation rental taxes. We’ve also got some great tips on how to stay safe when renting – for owners and travelers alike.

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Vacation Rental 101: Short-Term Rental Regulations

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Vacation Rental Regulations

Congratulations, you’ve decided to rent out your second home. Now for the big question: are you allowed to?

While vacation rentals used to be largely unregulated, local and state governments are beginning to push for more restrictions on short-term rentals. Before venturing into vacation rental as a business, it’s important to be aware of the rules, regulations and tax requirements in your area.

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Vacation Rental 101: The Expanded Ultimate Guide to Success

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Vacation Rental 101

In 2015, we published the Ultimate Vacation Rental Success Guide.

“Ultimate” means it’s the best imaginable of its kind. The final word on the subject. And that’s just what the Ultimate Vacation Rental Success Guide was – when we published it.

But we’re starting to think that we have a few more words to contribute to the topic.

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Vacation Rental Case Study: Orange Beach, AL

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Gulf Shores Case Study

Popular vacation destinations have no shortage of vacation rentals available for rent – which means it can be very difficult for new owners to break into the business.

Yet Jim and Patty Tolotta managed to earn $33,874 in their very first year of owning their Orange Beach property. That’s an amazing first year income for a 2-bedroom condo on the Gulf Shore! Here’s how they did it.

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