Vacation Rental Accounting & Bookkeeping (VRBO): A Comprehensive Guide

An in-depth discussion about vacation rental accounting and bookkeeping using popular accounting software, QuickBooks. Accordingly, we provide chart of account templates, show how to properly classify transactions, discuss financial reporting, vacation rental taxes and overview how to automate vacation rental bookkeeping. We link to various business models, including property managers, property owners, co-hosts and arbitrage operators.

Vrbo 1099-K IRS Tax Filings for Hosts

If you manage or own a property on Vrbo, you can get burned at tax time if you’re not careful with how you interpret Vrbo’s 1099-K. The topic of this article is about the numbers Vrbo reports to the IRS in their 1099-K for each Host, these numbers are higher than what is actually paid out.