Short-term Rentals May Bring Long-term Tax Problems

rental-100Millions of people in the U.S. are currently renting their homes or apartments on Web sites such as HomeAway, VRBO and Airbnb. Though sometimes overlooked, sales and lodging taxes are an entire class of taxes that expose clients to a significant liability. Click the Full Article for the basic steps in order to be compliant with the taxes that are required for each rental transaction.

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