• As of 10-1-19 VRBO collecting and reporting taxes for NC?

    Avalara has been collecting and reporting my taxes.  Does this mean that my relationship with Avalara has ended?
    last modified by edubbie
  • Why is VRBO collecting all the tax money in the first payment?

    I used to make the first payment small and reasonable and ....non-refundable. Now.... VRBO takes both Service Fee and also the 13% Accommodations and Sales Tax upfront to place the booking. This can be a huge amoun...
    last modified by georgygirl1955
  • Kentucky Taxes-need separate tax line item for transient room tax

    Hi, I am required to collect 6% sales tax and a separate line item of 1% transient room tax in the state of Kentucky, can we have a separate tax line item added to our rates? Now I am inputting 7% but in reality it ne...
    last modified by kybirders
  • No ability to collect required county tax in Virginia

    Hi there all, I know there's a lot of information about local tax issues with VRBO around a couple of states, but I haven't seen a thread about Virginia.  I have a rental house in Bedford County Virginia which h...
    last modified by sml_va
  • Feedback on Tax Help page

    What Stay Taxes/Lodging Taxes do you collect and remit? | HomeAway Help   No good way to leave detailed feedback on the help pages (just helpful/not helpful, which is not helpful!), so that's one thing they need...
    last modified by feibus
  • florida tax collections

    Regarding the email received today about HA now collecting and remitting Florida lodging tax?   1.  Is Florida requiring this? If not and it's being done as a service thanks but no thanks because I still h...
    last modified by jeffford
  • How are owners collecting County/City Occupancy Taxes in states where HA is required to collect State Taxes?

    Since Vrbo/HA removed the Tax Rate screen in June of 2019 for owners in VA in order that Vrbo/HA might remit taxes to VA state directly; the owner now no longer has a reasonable way to collect county taxes that we are...
    last modified by fredej00
  • Please put back the ability to charge WV local sales tax!

    I own a vacation rental in WV.  Until recently, I have been charging and remitting 12% tax (6% state and 6% county) myself.  With a recent change, VRBO is now charging and remitting the 6% state sales tax th...
    last modified by bbateman
  • With No Notice -- Vrbo is Overriding My Configured Tax Rates and They Are Wrong!

    You'd think Vrbo would have learned with the Service Fee surprise strategy and given notice that they would soon start collecting taxes on my behalf, and maybe even give a preview of what they would charge.  That...
    last modified by mtnmama3740
  • Flexible Insurance options - do they exist?

    I have never requested damage deposits or insurance of any sort. I never felt the need and never would have had a claim either. With clientele and length of stay changing, I think I need to rethink my stance and was ...
    last modified by koko
  • I am new to VRBO and looking for guidance from other owners on Insurance

    How have you approached it as an owner? Are you only leveraging the liability insurance included with VRBO or did you purchase supplemental insurance as well?
    last modified by casansev
  • Has anyone seen any Public announcement by the State of Florida or VRBO in regards to a Huge Bed Tax Check being received?

    I know when the State of Florida, or maybe more speficially some of the counties in the Miami area, started receiving there first large bed tax checks from ABB there was a big article and public statement out there. ...
    last modified by kmcbhense
  • arizona tax

    Im very confused by this new tax business in Arizona.  I only use VRBO, I dont rent out my place by myself.  Do I even need a TPT license?  If so do I still fill out the paperwork with the state? ...
    last modified by sfisher77
  • VRBO and Taxes

    QUESTION:  If VRBO wants to collect taxes for a jurisdiction, WHY can't they allow the homeowner to enter the total percentage of tax that must be applied by law for State, County and Municipal taxes, and THEN, B...
    last modified by ashevillelookout
  • California Transient Tax/Lodging tax for short term stays 31 days or less

    The state of California has a transient tax for short term stays under 31 days, if the stay is over 31 days the tax is not charged.  How is that handled on HomeAway?  I have a renter that is wanting to rent ...
    last modified by tracyc613
  • Where can we send suggestions to VRBO, Insurance options need attention in VRBO.

    Where can I submit this recommendation to VRBO, or is this sufficient to raise awareness to VRBO. More attention is definitely needed to insure home owners can access decent short term rental insurance.   One gr...
    last modified by jenniferhwalton
  • Are cleaning and pet fees supposed to be taxed under Texas Hotel/Lodging taxes?

    I'm new to this.  From my research, we must pay the state a 6% hotel/lodging tax.  But I'm not sure whether to "click the box" for taxable for things other than the actual stay.  I.e., are Cleaning Fees...
    last modified by trikes2005
  • Important Tax Updates - Multiple Counties in Pennsylvania

    This email was sent to all affected partners on 3/20/19. Counties included:  Monroe, Carbon, Wayne, Pike, Lancaster, Westmoreland, Allegheny, Centre, Somerset, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Butler, Northampton A...
  • Do we get proof HomeAway paid guest stay tax?

    It's always something.   Of the 11% total tax our property rental tax charges, only 7% is being paid by HomeAway. 6% to the state and 1% to the county.  I will need to remit 4% to the county.  So odd ...
    last modified by lljpence
  • Can we please fix the additional payment request process??!!

    So, I had a guest request an additional night.  No biggie, this should be easy peasy.  Easy, yes, convoluted, also yes.   DEAR VRBO...  If I already have my daily rate set up as taxable at 11%, wh...
    last modified by ohst8er