Localgov Blog

by Tom Fagan, on July 29, 2021 at 3:21 PM

Localgov will facilitate, process, and monitor online taxes and fees for North Chicago We are excited to welcome North Chicago to the Localgov tax-and-fee administration platform. But they’re not a …

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Topics:localgovdigitizationclient newsIllinoislocal revenue

by Localgov Short-Term Rental Team, on July 9, 2021 at 10:30 AM

What local governments need to know Short-term rentals are popping up in communities across America as more employees work from home, local economies reopen, and we’re able to vacation again …

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Topics:hotel-motel taxshort-term rentaltot taxairbnbcompliance auditvrbo

by Localgov Short-Term Rental Team, on July 1, 2021 at 10:14 AM

A look at common challenges around transient rental taxes The topic of local tax remittance can be very difficult for all players to understand, from local leaders in charge of …

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Topics:short-term rentaltax compliancelocal revenuevrbotransient occupancy tax

by Localgov Short-Term Rental Team, on June 23, 2021 at 11:17 AM

Take this quick quiz Local-government leaders, from city managers to clerks to finance directors, are interested in how to manage and monetize short-term rentals in their community. Take this quick …

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Topics:short-term rentaltax compliancetransient occupancy tax

by Localgov Short-Term Rental Team, on June 15, 2021 at 10:28 AM

Tips for local governments All across America, local governments are starting to consider whether or not to regulate short-term rentals. But before local leaders make that decision and determine appropriate …

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Topics:short-term rentallocal revenue

by Azavar Executive Leadership, on May 18, 2021 at 10:15 AM

Find out how to rise above common obstacles Between budget concerns, fewer staff, and more needs, local governments are working harder than ever. But you still need to carve out …

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Topics:digitizationrevenue reviewimplementationtax compliancetax and fee administration

by Shylo Bisnett, on April 23, 2021 at 11:09 AM

Through the American Rescue Plan, $1.9 trillion is flowing to cities, counties, tribal governments, school districts, transit agencies, and more. Right now, these bodies are deciding how to best use …

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by Shylo Bisnett, on April 19, 2021 at 11:58 AM

Our newest customer is Muskegon County, Michigan. This collection of bustling communities, such as Muskegon, Norton Shores, and Montague, is home to nearly 175,000 residents who enjoy life along the …

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by Shylo Bisnett, on April 15, 2021 at 12:25 PM

This is just the latest in our series about local revenue and local government economic recovery. Check out another post from Azavar, Localgov's parent company, about a predicted boom in …

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Topics:Sales Taxeconomyfood & beverage taxshort-term rentaltot taxlocal revenuetourism

by Shylo Bisnett, on April 8, 2021 at 3:18 PM

Recently, our client, Quincy, Illinois, rolled out new a new hotel tax, as well as a food-and-beverage tax. To make it as easy as possible for the city’s restaurateurs, publicans …

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Topics:food & beverage taxhotel-motel taxIllinoistax compliancetot tax