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This is the place where vacation rental owners can find information and advice on running their vacation rental business

Getting a Business License and Collecting Lodging Taxes in the Cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

paperworkGetting a Business License and Collecting Lodging Taxes in the Cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach can seem pretty intimidating when you are first faced with the task but like most things once you look at it is not as difficult as it originally seemed.

The easiest way to deal with the issue, of course, is to employ a property management company. They will act as your “Agent”. They will file all your paperwork, collect the lodging taxes and make sure they get paid on time.

The services of a property management company will run 20-30% of your gross rentals but for someone who does not have the time or the interest this may be the perfect answer. (more…)

Introducing The Owner's Cafe

People at Cafe

Introducing The Owner’s Cafe – For hundreds of years people have migrated to Cafe’s to share time with friends, meet new people or just to think. There is something about the relaxed atmosphere and effects of coffee that transports people, if only for a while, out of the daily race of events and into a place of rest and calm. It is the perfect place to share ideas.

Sharing ideas and information is what Gulf Shores Beach Days Owner’s cafe is all about. Look forward to articles being published on how to work with local and state governments like getting your business license and paying your lodging taxes and advise on the daily operation of your vacation rental business in Alabama.