As a professional association supporting and protecting the Florida Vacation Rental Industry, we are working closely with state and local authorities to ensure that all vacation rental homes and condo’s throughout the state of Florida are complying with all licensing and tax responsibilities.

Unlicensed vacation rentals negatively impact our industry, our professional reputation and our communities. If you know of any unlicensed vacation homes that do not have a Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations license to operate a vacation rental or lack a local business license, or have neglected to pay local TDT taxes, we urge you to take the first step towards reporting unlicensed and tax delinquent activity. Each home classified as a vacation rental must be licensed and pay taxes.

If you know of or suspect that a person or business is evading the DBPR Licensing, Local Tourist Development Tax or Local Business Taxes you can report a possible tax violation to the following SE Florida county offices or the state DBPR for state licensing violations.

Please provide as much information to the reporting authority as possible.

State of Florida Dept. of Business & Professional Regulations

Reporting can be done online, by phone or by mail.

• Florida Caller Hotline 866-532-1440 (M-F / 8am - 5pm Eastern)

• Outside Florida Callers 850-922-9026 (M-F / 8am - 5pm Eastern)

The Florida VRMA can help you with the other vacation rental requirements to be compliant as a short term rental agent. This includes, but is not limited to, sales tax responsibilities, Tourism Development Tax compliance, local business taxes, real estate taxes and various other federal forms needed for local and international compliance.

We have association professionals that can assist in all of the previously mentioned areas. Just give us a call and we can point you in the right direction. The Florida VRMA is a professional industry association which strives to foster honesty, integrity and professionalism in the Florida vacation rental market.

Please consider joining our association as we continue to grow our industry and provide a unique alternative to hotel lodging for our guests choosing Florida as a vacation destination.

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The Florida VRMA is your main resource for everything Vacation Home related. 

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