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VACATION HOME RENTAL WEBINAR A HIT!


VACATION HOME RENTAL WEBINAR A HIT!


Panelists Provide Insight Into Vacation Home Ownership

BARTOW, Florida/PR Free/August 25, 2011

Joe G. Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County, Florida, hosted a Tourist Development Academy Webinar yesterday afternoon entitled, "Protecting Your Florida Property From Government An Interactive Educational Webinar For Absentee Homeowners."

The purpose of the webinar was to reach out to overseas homeowners to help them better understand how they can protect themselves from government by being informed about the rules, regulations and business practices related to vacation homeownership. Approximately 422 persons viewed the webinar from around the world.

The webinar was broadcast live via PGTV and streamed on the Tax Collector's website, www.PolkTaxes.com, as well as the websites of the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, Hall Communications, The Ledger and Polk Growth Matters.


A taped version of the webinar and interactive forum will available at www.polktaxes.com/touristdevelopmenttaxes/events/webinar082411.asp

Panelists participating in the webinar were the Honorable Marsha Faux, Property Appraiser for Polk County, Alan J. Harding with Harding & Associate Tax Services, Colin Young with the Central Florida Vacation Rental Managers Association, and Jim DeGennaro, Senior Marketing Manager with the Central Florida Development Council.

Sponsors for the event include Harding & Associates Tax Services, www.Villa4UFlorida.com, and the Central Florida Vacation Rental Managers Association.

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