Shylo Bisnett

Shylo Bisnett

Shylo Bisnett is a Content Marketing Specialist at Azavar and Localgov. In addition to managing a career as a freelance strategic writer, she also founded and chaired a local not-for-profit organization geared toward building relationships among residents, elected officials, and non-governmental organizations.

Recent Posts by Shylo Bisnett:

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

by Shylo Bisnett, on March 18, 2021 at 9:19 AM

Many municipalities across the United States are considering new regulations to more actively their short-term rental markets. Some communities are struggling with a constricted housing supply and want to restrict …

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Topics:short-term rentallocal budgetsordinances

by Shylo Bisnett, on March 16, 2021 at 8:50 AM

See what Airbnb’s recent survey means for your local government Airbnb recently polled more than 1,000 Americans as to their 2021 travel plans, especially now that vaccines are becoming more …

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Topics:cloud computingshort-term rentallocal budgetstax and fee administrationairbnb

by Shylo Bisnett, on March 11, 2021 at 11:02 AM

Local Government Short-Term Rental Administration Success Stories Travel experts are reporting that 2021 will see a significant uptick in both leisure and business travel, and 2022 should be even bigger …

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Topics:short-term rentalWashingtonOhioNew Yorktot tax

by Shylo Bisnett, on March 2, 2021 at 8:09 AM

What your community should do to prepare for a boost in short-term rentals, leisure travel Last year, leisure travel changed significantly. Either households eliminated vacations altogether or flipped the script …

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Topics:revenue reviewshort-term rentaltax compliance

by Shylo Bisnett, on February 24, 2021 at 12:06 PM

We’re thrilled to welcome this upstate New York town into the Localgov fold. Typically, local governments tap Localgov to handle administration and payments for short-term rentals, licenses, and various local …

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Topics:local leadershipclient newsNew Yorkvital records

by Shylo Bisnett, on February 15, 2021 at 10:14 AM

Part Three: Don't Want to Rock the Boat Local governments like yours are working harder than ever these days—and often with small budgets and fewer employees. But that doesn’t mean …

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by Shylo Bisnett, on February 12, 2021 at 8:32 AM

As the short-term rental industry has grown, visitors have been able to discover charming communities all across the United States. One of those destinations is Sunset Beach, NC. Tucked just …

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Topics:client newsshort-term rentalNorth Carolina

by Shylo Bisnett, on February 9, 2021 at 11:05 AM

How shoring up local businesses takes more than dollars While February 9 might be National Pizza Day, let's face it—any day can be pizza day. And at this point in …

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Topics:TexasWashingtonIllinoissmall businessMissouri