Rob Stephens is co-founder of Avalara, the leading provider of tax compliance solutions for the vacation rental industry. Rob and his team understand how much time and energy goes into maintaining a vacation rental and the added stress of lodging tax compliance can be overwhelming. To tackle these issues, they provide solutions to help owners stay compliant with local government and get back to doing what they love.
In today’s episode, Rob reveals the importance of understanding the local lodging tax and regulatory requirements. He also discusses the evolution of short-term lodging tax regulation and provides tips and advice to owners to automate and make their vacation rental run smoothly.