Tag Archive: lodging tax

Jan 17 2018

How the new federal tax laws may affect vacation rental homeowners

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act closed out 2017 introducing many unknowns to the American taxpayer. While a full version of the bill is not available as of this writing on January 15, 2018, many news organizations have released general summaries of its contents. Unfortunately, there is still an element of incomplete and incorrect information …

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Aug 01 2017

The Talmadges Speak Out Against the Lodging Tax on Air with Jack Peak

WeNeedaVacation.com co-owners, Joan and Jeff Talmadge, appeared on Jack Peak’s TV show Peak Time on Friday, June 30th to advocate against the proposed Lodging Tax on short-term vacation home rentals. Peak Time is aired regularly on Lower Cape Community Access TV for the towns of Brewster, Eastham, Orleans, Truro, and Wellfleet.

In the interview, Joan and …

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Jun 02 2017

Lodging Tax Imminent – Voice Your Opinion!

Beacon Hill lawmakers seem poised to bring the lodging tax to fruition, although the details have yet to be decided upon.  For years, and particularly this past year, we have been voicing our opinion about the negative consequences of this tax through the media and meetings with legislators at the State House.  At our encouragement, …

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