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Regulations that May Potentially Affect Your Short Term Rental

 

Miami Beach, Florida
To list your property with us, Miami Beach requires that you have a business tax receipt and a resort tax registration certificate.

Seattle, Washington
Short-term rental operators in Seattle are required to collect and remit applicable taxes. For more information about the laws governing operating a short-term rental, go here.

Portland, Oregon
Portland requires you to be registered with the City in order to share your home. Learn more about the City’s Transient Lodging Tax Ordinance and Short-Term Rental Ordinance.

Miami-Dade County (unincorporated portions only)
Under Miami-Dade County’s ordinance regulating short-term rentals in the unincorporated portions of the County, individuals offering property for short-term rental on sites like ours must obtain a Certificate of Use from the County and comply with additional requirements. We encourage you to review the County’s requirements for short-term rentals, and apply for a Certificate of Use (information here). Among the County’s requirements for short-term rentals are specifications regarding maximum occupancy, residency, providing notice of local laws to travelers, providing notice to homeowners associations, parking, avoiding renting to sex offenders, and swimming pool safety.

St. Paul, Minnesota
Under St. Paul’s ordinance regulating short-term rentals, individuals offering property for short-term rental on sites like ours must obtain a license from the City and comply with additional requirements. We encourage you to review the City’s requirements for short-term rentals, set forth here and here, and apply for a license here.

Chicago, Illinois
Under Chicago’s ordinance regulating short-term rentals, individuals offering property for short-term rental on sites like ours must register with the City. For more information about the city’s short-term rental law, please visit the City of Chicago’s Business Affairs and Consumer Protection website.

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Before you advertise your property for rent, you should review the state and local laws that may apply. Rentals for fewer than 30 days in Santa Fe, New Mexico may be subject to Section 14-6.2 of the City’s Land Use Development Code. The regulations set out requirements for renting residential units in the City. Those renting residential units may be required obtain a permit or register their unit with the City. The Code imposes other requirements relating to the number of guests who are allowed to stay in your unit, parking, noise, and compliance with the City’s health, safety, and environmental codes. You may be required to collect and remit to the City all applicable local, state, and federal taxes, including the City’s Lodgers’ Tax. You can learn more about the City’s short term rental laws, and obtain the application for a short term rental permit here.

Tuolumne County, California
Before you advertise your property for rent, you should review the state and local laws that may apply. Rentals for fewer than 30 days in unincorporated areas of Tuolumne County, California may be subject to the County’s Transient Occupancy Tax. You may be required to register your rental unit with the county tax collector, obtain a transient occupancy registration certificate, and follow other notification and record-keeping requirements. Learn more about the County’s transient occupancy tax.

Utah
Before you advertise your property for rent, you should review the state and local laws that may apply. Rentals for fewer than 30 days in Utah may be subject to a transient room tax up to 4.25% imposed by your county. The Utah State Tax Commission publishes a list of the counties that impose a transient room tax and the current rate here. More information about the transient room tax is available at the Utah State Tax Commission’s website here.