The Tax Refund Secret You’ve Never Considered

It’s tax season! We’re sure you know this from personal experience: getting your tax refund can get really messy! First, the paperwork keeps stacking up, making you feel overwhelmed. Then you get the nagging doubt that you might not be receiving all (or any!) of your money back.

Most people don’t know there are special conditions in which you may qualify to receive money back on your extended stay lodging expenses. CLS™ has alerted clients to nearly $100,000 back on single projects; we help you find opportunities to recoup the taxes paid for your extended stays.

About long-term lodging taxes

Here’s the deal: Certain states consider you a citizen if you’ve stayed a designated number of nights. Consequently, hotels will no longer tax you for a portion or all of your stay after you’ve reached that minimum number. You may have a right to get reimbursed for any nights that are considered exempt by state law. Are you getting the returns you deserve?

Number of nights

Many travel management providers neglect this potential benefit because it’s quite complicated to uncover those lost tax dollars. How? Let me count the ways! First, different states have varying definitions of how long you have to stay before becoming eligible for a tax refund. While many require as little as 30 days, other states require that you stay up to a year. Unfortunately, a few states don’t offer tax reimbursement at all. Some hotels give back money for all nights stayed while others only reimburse for nights beyond the taxable night umbrella. For example, a hotel that offers tax benefits for stays of 30+ nights might start counting eligibility from your first day, while others will start counting from your 31st day. Sounds a little complex, right?

Getting your returns

This process gets even more complicated as we talk about actually getting the reimbursement. Some hotels automatically send you a check (or alternate method) for the returned funds, and others hold the money. What does that mean for you? You’re likely to lose out on that refund unless you have a travel advocate watching out for you. Very few hotels give you the fine print when you check in. Creative Lodging Solutions™ can handle the details! Let us help monitor your lodging taxes, and you’re likely to see some huge monetary rewards for your company! We can help you identify those…

Again, we’ve found refunds of nearly $100,000 per project! You don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to see large figures landing in your company’s bank account!

A thousand reimbursed is a thousand earned, right?


    Posted at 14:33h, 12 September Reply

    Good post! We will be linking to this particularly great
    content on our website. Keep up the great writing.

  • LennyYLinton
    Posted at 14:26h, 29 February Reply

    Wonderful blog! I found it while surfing around on Yahoo News.
    Are you experiencing any suggestions concerning how to get listed
    in Yahoo News? I’ve been trying for a while having said that i never
    manage to arrive there! Appreciate it

  • Aaron Doll
    Posted at 22:40h, 16 April Reply

    We have lived in a hotel/motel for almost two months and then there was three other places we stayed, can you help us get a refund check back.My name is Aaron, my number is 4234159504 if you can call me..

    • Maggie McCombs
      Posted at 20:38h, 19 April Reply

      Of course, Aaron!

      Please contact someone at for further assistance.

  • ambree
    Posted at 03:12h, 10 June Reply

    Ive been staying in a hotel since April I’m trying to find out how the refund works

    • Maggie McCombs
      Posted at 20:46h, 17 June Reply

      Hi Ambree!

      Our wonderful hotel folks should be able to help you. Please contact for more information. They’ll know exactly what to do!

  • EugeneSSedar
    Posted at 15:30h, 23 July Reply

    Hello there! I know this is kinda off topic nevertheless I’d figured I’d ask.
    Would you be interested in trading links or maybe guest writing
    a blog article or vice-versa? My blog goes over a lot of the same topics as yours and I feel we
    could greatly benefit from each other. If you’re interested feel free
    to shoot me an e-mail. I look forward to hearing from you!
    Superb blog by the way!

  • ElmoMCarrera
    Posted at 20:30h, 27 September Reply

    Greetings from Carolina! I’m bored at work so I decided to look at your site
    on my small iphone during lunch break. I enjoy the info you present here and can’t wait to take a look as i return home.
    I’m shocked at how quick your blog site loaded on my small cell phone ..

    I’m not actually using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyways,
    excellent blog!

  • biopharmaceutica
    Posted at 10:51h, 10 November Reply

    Please let me know if you’re looking for a article author for your weblog. You have some really great articles and I think I would be a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d love to write some content for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please shoot me an email if interested. Thanks!

  • Dirk Mcconathy
    Posted at 00:34h, 25 March Reply

    Its fantastic as your other articles : D, appreciate it for putting up.

Post A Comment