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SCOTTSDALE, AZ, March, 2018  Tripz.com, an internet leader in saving travelers money by connecting them directly with vacation home owners, releases a report on the new and improved homepage design, along with a tax benefits report for renting out your vacation home.

Tripz.com homepage redesign

In February 2018, Tripz.com launched it’s beautiful new homepage redesign. Featuring the classic Tripz search bar. This search query bar will lead you to a map point based on the geographical location that you chose. Navigation of the map is encouraged, so you can find a place to stay closest to your desired attraction or destination.

Tripz new homepage also features some of it’s most popular rental destinations in the United States. Using vibrant photos, that lead the consumer to amazing galleries of vacation rentals to choose from.

If you haven’t been able to watch the new Tripz.com commercial, it’s entirety is spotlighted in the middle of the new homepage. The hilarious new commercial shows the the frustration of paying for hidden fees.

Vacation home owner tax benefits in 2018

According to the IRS, vacation home owners have the ability to deduct ordinary and necessary expenses for managing, conserving, and maintaining your rental property. Those expenses include; taxes, advertising, maintenance, utilities, and insurance. For example placing your property on Tripz.com would actually be an advertising fee, since we’re placing your property on display to generate business.

A cleaning service, supplies, materials all relating to renting out your vacation home are also considered tax deductible. Something as simple as washing bedding for your guests, is considered tax deductible. Any of the ordinary costs incurred to you for your guests typically can be deducted. Always be sure to keep your receipts which follows the best practices for record keeping.

Traveling locally to your rental home

If you drive to your rental home to perform; routine maintenance, checkups, or collecting rental fees – You are actually entitled to claim the standard mileage rate. IRS.gov reads that the standard mileage rate for 2017 was 53.5 cents per mile. This write off also includes local tolls and parking fees.

The 14 day rule

There’s a simple rule in the rental industry: if you don’t rent your vacation home for over 14 days in a single year ñ you don’t have to report rental income. Always make sure you have the proper proof in case you do get a letter from the IRS asking for more information.

Vacation Rental Random Facts

In 2016, 49.5 is the average age that a home owner begins renting their home.
21% of home owners that rent their home to earn extra income use it for their children’s education.
8% of vacation rental owners purchased their vacation rental home before the home they reside in.

For more information, contact:
Company Name: Tripz.com
Contact Person: Kyle Gale
Position at Company: Co-Founder
Full Business Address: 7110 E McDonalds Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Email: kyle@tripz.com
Phone Number: 866-479-2819
Website: https://www.tripz.com

About Tripz
Here at Tripz, our vision is to become the leader of the vacation rental industry by doing right by our owners and travelers. We built Tripz.com for one reason, and one reason only, and that is to make a change, to put you back in control. Our platform is designed to ensure affordability and prosperity, making it a win win for all parties. We are determined to rise above what is currently happening in the industry; to be the best, for the best, and that is you! Tripz.com will forever be committed to providing the tools needed to run your business your way, and enjoying your vacation the right way.

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