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I use HomeAway/VRBO to rent my property and they collect and pay the taxes on my behalf. Do I need to report this to MyLodgeTax?

Overview

You would like to know if you need to report revenue earned on HomeAway/VRBO if they are filing and remitting the tax on your behalf.

Environment

MyLodgeTax

Resolution

  • HomeAway/VRBO is filing some or all of the lodging tax due for their customers in some locations of the country.  The list of locations expands each month.  You can check this website to see where HomeAway/VRBO is currently filing lodging tax:  https://help.homeaway.com/articles/W...lect-and-remit 

  • If HomeAway/VRBO is filing ALL of your required taxes, and:

    • If you only use HomeAway/VRBO, then you do not need our tax filing services and should cancel your account.

    • If you use HomeAway/VRBO as well as other sites, then you should only report revenue earned on the other sites that are not remitting your tax into your MyLodgeTax webpage.

  • If HomeAway/VRBO is filing SOME, but not all of your required taxes:

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