Inc. (NYSE:AVLR), a leading provider of tax compliance automation
software for businesses of all sizes, today announced a strategic
partnership agreement between Avalara
MyLodgeTax, the company’s tax compliance software division for the
lodging industry, and the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA),
a provider of best-in-class education, networking, and professional
development opportunities for vacation property rental companies and
vacation property rental owners.
This new partnership will provide VRMA members with the tax information
and resources they need to better understand lodging tax requirements
across the United States. Avalara MyLodgeTax provides solutions to
effectively collect, manage, and remit lodging and occupancy tax, and
handles business and other licenses on behalf of VRMA members.
Avalara MyLodgeTax automates and streamlines a vast and complicated set
of occupancy tax filing requirements involving hundreds of tax agencies
across the U.S. Anyone involved in the lodging industry, including
homeowners, hosts, property managers, corporate housing providers,
hotels and motels, online travel agencies, and VRMA members can count on
Avalara MyLodgeTax to manage this complexity on their behalf.
“For property managers, sales and occupancy tax compliance is an
important part of their offering to their customers, and an area we
often see as a common operational headache,” says Rob Stephens,
co-founder and general manager of Avalara MyLodgeTax. “Managing the
correct taxes, filing reports, remitting taxes, and managing the various
state and local licensing requirements can be extremely burdensome for
managers. Our goal is to provide technology-based tax solutions to
greatly simplify that burden and reduce compliance costs. We’re truly
excited to partner with VRMA and provide their members with a solution
designed for the vacation rental industry that manages these complicated
tax and licensing requirements. This will allow members to focus on
driving more bookings and helping owners, rather than struggling with
To learn more about Avalara MyLodgeTax and the company’s
industry-leading lodging tax compliance software, visit https://www.avalara.com/mylodgetax/en/index.html.
Avalara (NYSE:AVLR) helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance
right. In partnership with leading ERP, accounting, ecommerce, and other
financial management system providers, Avalara delivers cloud-based
compliance solutions for various transaction taxes, including sales and
use, VAT, excise, communications, and other indirect tax types.
Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around
the world in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. More information at avalara.com.
The Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) provides best-in-class
education, networking, and professional development opportunities to
make a difference for vacation rental professionals. VRMA works
worldwide on behalf of its manager and supplier members to advance the
vacation rental industry through education, information, networking,
research, and advocacy. More information at vrma.org.