We stand behind our service and guarantee the following:
- The tax rates assigned to your property will be complete and accurate
- Tax returns will be filed on time
- Tax returns will be computed and filed correctly
You take no risk, HotSpot assumes all compliance risk
If there is an error in any of these areas HotSpot will pay any associated penalties, interest, additional tax or other monetary charges for you. No fine print-we guarantee our service!
What our customers say:
"Thanks so much for your help and great advice. I am so pleased." -Owner V.S. Crested Butte, CO
"You guys are great! I love your service" -Owner D.N. Harbor Island, SC
"Thank you for being so professional and keeping me updated!" -Owner J.D. Lake Tahoe, CA
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|HotSpot's revolutionary service handles all aspects of sales & lodging tax compliance for you--including completing the forms, filing returns, registering your property and making tax payments on your behalf. HotSpot Tax Service is a simple, affordable and highly automated solution which ensures you stay in complete compliance with sales & lodging tax requirements for your vacation rental ( Check Pricing for your Location):
- We handle all 7,000 U.S tax jurisdictions
- Filed over 40,000 state & local tax returns for our customers last year
- One of a kind service specifically created for vacation rentals
HotSpot provides the following tax related services to keep you in compliance:
- We obtain any required business or tax licenses based on your vacation rental location.
If you have not collected these taxes in the past or just purchased your vacation rental property we will get you registered and licensed with the appropriate tax jurisdictions. All the information we need to obtain these licenses is captured online as part of the HotSpot sign-up process. We charge a one-time $49.95 set-up fee for these licensing services.
- We notify you of the exact tax rate you need to charge your renters
Based on the legal address of your vacation property, which you provide during the HotSpot online sign-up process, we determine the applicable tax jurisdictions, tax rate and filing frequency. We also keep you informed of any tax rate or rule changes.
- Reporting reminders
Our system tracks when your taxes are due and automatically sends you an email when it is time to report your rental activity (by logging into the HotSpot website) so we may file your tax returns.
- We File monthly/quarterly tax returns and remit payment on your behalf
Based on the rental information you report, HotSpot's customized software computes and collects the taxes due directly from your bank account. HotSpot files tax returns electronically or prepares and files the tax return forms and remits payment of the taxes on your behalf.
HotSpot retains copies of all tax returns filed. A history of all reported revenue, tax payments and tax calculations are posted to your personal HotSpot account, which you may login and review 24/7.
HotSpot handles any correspondence with the tax jurisdictions. If you receive a letter, notice or any correspondence from a tax jurisdiction, simply forward to HotSpot and we will handle it.
Join now and start enjoying the following benefits:
Pay an average of just $10 a month for complete sales and lodging tax compliance.
Simply provide your rental revenue and our fully automated system calculates, files and pays your tax bills for you.
Save time and money—with no risk. We guarantee our service and that if there our any penalties or additional charges as a result of our service we pay the penalty or amount due.
Let us keep track of the ever-changing tax laws in jurisdictions across the United States for you.
Count on our experience and know-how. Growing rapidly, our service files more than 40,000 tax returns a year, all for vacation homeowners.
Try our service on your own terms. With no fixed contracts, you’re free to cancel any time.
Use the trusted tax filing service. Vacation rental owners and top Web sites all recommend HotSpot.
Put our decades of accounting experience to work for you.
Call or e-mail us directly to get your individual questions answered.
|Tax Service Pricing|
|License fee (one-time)
How much will it cost? For the typical tax service customer, the cost for an entire year of return filing is an average $100 to $120 . When you first sign-up for HotSpot Tax Service there is an additional one-time charge of $49.95 for HotSpot to obtain all your business licenses and tax accounts (if necessary) on your behalf.
For an estimated annual filing cost for your area, click this link Filing Fees by Location
|Back Tax Service Pricing|
If you need assistance catching up on returns that haven't been filed, HotSpot has services to help. Call us to discuss your situation and which solution is best for you. The following is an overview of our two basic back tax solutions:
Voluntary Disclosure Program
Voluntary disclosure is a formal program offered by most tax jurisdictions to file your back taxes. Voluntary disclosure allows a taxpayer to pay tax on unreported periods and have any penalties waived. Certain conditions must apply for you to qualify for this program.
Fees: $150 per tax jurisdiction
Filing Late or Amended Returns
We file late or amended returns on your behalf and handle all follow-up notices, letters and invoices.
Fees: $20 per return
Call us for more information or to discuss your situation, 1-877-589-0207