Get involved in your community:

Research current issues affecting your short-term rental and join your local rental alliance through the Short Term Rental Advocacy Center:
https://help.homeaway.com/articles/How-do-I-learn-more-about-the-Short-Term-Rental-Advocacy-Center-STRAC

 

Understand Your Tax Responsibilities:

HomeAway partners with Avalara MyLodge Tax for easy, stress-free tax compliance:
https://mylodgetax.avalara.com/taxcenter

How to calculate lodging/occupancy tax:
https://help.homeaway.com/articles/How-to-calculate-lodging-occupancy-rental-tax

How to handle income tax returns for your vacation rental:
https://help.homeaway.com/articles/How-to-include-vacation-rentals-in-US-income-tax-returns

 

Comply with Local Licensing Requirements:

What should l know about local licensing?
https://mylodgetax.avalara.com/taxcenter/topics/licensing


Importance of Having a Signed Rental Agreement:
https://help.homeaway.com/articles/Why-should-I-have-a-Rental-Agreement