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What is the process to get approved as a short term rental in Nevada County

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Are you thinking about listing your home as a short term rental in Nevada County? If so, good news! The process to get approved is generally fairly straightforward. In this blog post, we’ll outline the steps you’ll need to take in order to get your property up and running as a short-term rental. Keep reading to learn more!

Go to the Nevada County website and fill out an application – You must apply for a Transient Occupancy Tax Certificate

If you are looking to visit or stay in Nevada County, then you need to head on over to the Nevada County website and fill out an application for a Transient Occupancy Tax Certificate. This certificate is essential if you plan to rent a home, hotel room, cabin, or other accommodations in the county. While this short process may not seem like much upfront, it can go a long way towards helping ensure your stay in Nevada County is smooth and hassle-free. Plus it’s free to apply online and all of your information is kept private so that you don’t have to worry about revealing any confidential data when applying for a certificate. So make sure you get this process taken care of before making plans for your next trip or extended stay in Nevada County!

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Set up a system to send in your 10% Transient Occupancy Tax to Nevada County

Nevada County’s Transient Occupancy Tax offers an easy, secure way to file taxes as a hotel-related business. The 10% tax can be filed electronically with a few simple steps, saving you time and reducing paperwork. To get started, all you need to do is register for an account online and verify your legal address in the county. Once your application is processed, you will have access to the County’s online filing system, where you can quickly calculate the amount due and complete your payment securely. If you have any questions or need assistance with setting up your account, Nevada County has customer service representatives standing by to offer assistance.

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Check any City specific Rules around short term rental property

As you consider investing in a short-term rental property, it is important to do your research and check any City specific rules about short-term rentals. Laws vary by city, so understanding the rules behind short-term rentals in the area will go a long way towards ensuring your investment yields a positive return rather than an unexpected financial burden. Additionally, regulations often change over time so it’s important to stay on top of any adjustments to the local codes related to rental activity in order to remain properly compliant. Taking the time to understand applicable rules and regulations can help ensure that your investment is successful.

You must apply and pay the Nevada County Transient Occupancy Tax if you plan on renting out your home for short periods of time. Once you have applied, set up a system to send in 10% of what you earn from each rental to the county. Be sure to check with your specific city to see if there are any other rules or taxes that apply to short term rentals.

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Comments (5)

Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
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After several weeks of storm I imagine what the place is like.  Will look great in the spring.  All the best.

Jan 22, 2023 09:42 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Erin and Thank You for sharing this great information with us here in the Rain.  Make it a great Sunday!

Jan 22, 2023 09:56 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

For people with the flexibility of being to vacate, it's a good option to have others pay the mortgage.

Jan 22, 2023 11:55 AM
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker
Great information, thanks for sharing.  I hope you have a great day.
Jan 23, 2023 03:51 AM
Joe Jackson
Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty - Columbus, OH
Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert

This is an excellent post with great information. Thanks for sharing it.

Have a super fantastic week!
Joe Jackson, Realtor-KWCP

Jan 23, 2023 05:18 AM