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Tennessee /Sevier county - Airbnb taxes - now Airbnb collects State + county sales even on API integrated?

BlueMtnCabins
Oct 1, 2020 9:16 AM
Joined Jun, 2016 1012 posts

But still not county lodging?
How do we adjust tax settings?

Ken T
Oct 1, 2020 12:08 PM
OR Team Member Joined Aug, 2019 845 posts

In your particular case, since you are using our HA/VRBO API connection, there will be no changes - taxes will continue to be collected via your credit card payment processor, and remitted by you. If they've been working correctly up until now, they will continue to do so.

BlueMtnCabins
Oct 1, 2020 12:12 PM
Joined Jun, 2016 1012 posts

Ken T said:

In your particular case, since you are using our HA/VRBO API connection, there will be no changes - taxes will continue to be collected via your credit card payment processor, and remitted by you. If they've been working correctly up until now, they will continue to do so.

Ken, thanks, question was about Airbnb, not VRBO.

Ken T
Oct 1, 2020 12:20 PM
OR Team Member Joined Aug, 2019 845 posts

Ah, right.

What you're going to want to do is to modify your Sales taxes to, as of October 1, be "Everything But Airbnb."

This is a major reason why we recommend having each separate tax entered individually, rather than in one big lump. Airbnb is force-collecting the sales taxes, but any other taxes that might be due still need to be collected and remitted by you.

BlueMtnCabins
Oct 1, 2020 12:42 PM
Joined Jun, 2016 1012 posts

Thanks, Something is still off.
I removed TN Sales 7% and County Sale 2.75%.
Only left 3% county lodging. Updated settting on Airbnb to only keep 3%.

Tax is overstated. Total tax should be $329, I see $364.

$471 x 5 nights = $2,353

Cleaning fee = $225

Service fee = $364

Occupancy taxes and fees = $364
Total
$3,306

BlueMtnCabins
Mar 9, 2021 11:46 PM
Joined Jun, 2016 1012 posts

Any update on this? according to my calculation Airbnb shows 17% tax whereas combined tax (TN Sales, County Sales, County Lodging) should be 12.75%. I only have 3% county lodging tax defined on API.