Do You Rent Your Resort Property??

Or for that matter, do you rent any property that you don’t live in for short time spans?? Do you advertise your property on Internet sites like Airbnb or Vacation Rental By Owner?? Then read this story! Pennsylvania has a 6% hotel tax that is catching up with individual owners of second homes! Note that the tax is to be passed onto the consumer not the owner but what happens if it isn’t collected? It’s very similar to when tax assessors where searching Google or Bing maps to find additions like swimming pools to properties that were never assessed and adjusting the taxes to reflect their findings. Now rental sites are being checked against payment (or lack there of) of the hotel tax. It’s hard to argue that you don’t rent a property when the site shows that it is booked over certain days! This tax is devoted to


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