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As you shop for vacation destinations, be on the lookout for costly resort fees. Resort fees are separate fees added on top of your nightly rate to cover certain amenities that the hotel provides. Resort fees are typically automatically added onto your bill, whether or not you use the amenities that the resort fee covers. Fees can range from a few dollars per night to over $30 per night. They may be optional, but most are not.

Resort fees are primarily added in tourist destinations such as Las Vegas, Florida, Hawaii, and various Caribbean destinations, but they can apply anywhere and they are not necessarily limited to resorts. If that is the case, how can you tell if a resort fee will be tacked onto your bill?

Thanks to actions by the Federal Trade Commission in 2012, hotels and resorts must disclose the booking fees in a reasonably open fashion. However, the fees are still not always obvious.

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MoneyTips

As you shop for vacation destinations, be on the lookout for costly resort fees. Resort fees are separate fees added on top of your nightly rate to cover certain amenities that the hotel provides. Resort fees are typically automatically added onto your bill, whether or not you use the amenities that the resort fee covers. Fees can range from a few dollars per night to over $30 per night. They may be optional, but most are not.

Resort fees are primarily added in tourist destinations such as Las Vegas, Florida, Hawaii, and various Caribbean destinations, but they can apply anywhere and they are not necessarily limited to resorts. If that is the case, how can you tell if a resort fee will be tacked onto your bill?

Thanks to actions by the Federal Trade Commission in 2012, hotels and resorts must disclose the booking fees in a reasonably open fashion. However, the fees are still not always obvious.

When booking direct, hotels generally include the resort fe...

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As you shop for vacation destinations, be on the lookout for costly resort fees. Resort fees are separate fees added on top of your nightly rate to cover certain amenities that the hotel provides. Resort fees are typically automatically added onto your bill, whether or not you use the amenities that the resort fee covers. Fees can range from a few dollars per night to over $30 per night. They may be optional, but most are not.

Resort fees are primarily added in tourist destinations such as Las Vegas, Florida, Hawaii, and various Caribbean destinations, but they can apply anywhere and they are not necessarily limited to resorts. If that is the case, how can you tell if a resort fee will be tacked onto your bill?

Thanks to actions by the Federal Trade Commission in 2012, hotels and resorts must disclose the booking fees in a reasonably open fashion. However, the fees are still not always obvious.

When booking direct, hotels generally include the resort fe...

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IntroLend

As you shop for vacation destinations, be on the lookout for costly resort fees. Resort fees are separate fees added on top of your nightly rate to cover certain amenities that the hotel provides. Resort fees are typically automatically added onto your bill, whether or not you use the amenities that the resort fee covers. Fees can range from a few dollars per night to over $30 per night. They may be optional, but most are not.

Resort fees are primarily added in tourist destinations such as Las Vegas, Florida, Hawaii, and various Caribbean destinations, but they can apply anywhere and they are not necessarily limited to resorts. If that is the case, how can you tell if a resort fee will be tacked onto your bill?

Thanks to actions by the Federal Trade Commission in 2012, hotels and resorts must disclose the booking fees in a reasonably open fashion. However, the fees are still not always obvious.

When booking direct, hotels generally include the resort fe...

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Airbnb 101

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Wouldn't it be nice if you could deduct your credit card debt from your taxes? For most Americans, that's just a dream that will never come true. However, some circumstances allow you to deduct some credit card debt – all related to using your card for business purposes.

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act raised the standard deduction and eliminated or reduced certain itemized deductions as part of a tax simplification effort. It's critical for those who still itemize to take advantage of all possible deductions. Self-employed taxpayers and small business owners who rely heavily on credit cards may be able to save by taking advantage of credit-related deductions.

Credit card debt on personal purchases is not tax-deductible, thanks to the 1986 Tax Reform Act. However, three varieties of business-related credit card debt may be deductible.

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Wouldn't it be nice if you could deduct your credit card debt from your taxes? For most Americans, that's just a dream that will never come true. However, some circumstances allow you to deduct some credit card debt – all related to using your card for business purposes.

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act raised the standard deduction and eliminated or reduced certain itemized deductions as part of a tax simplification effort. It's critical for those who still itemize to take advantage of all possible deductions. Self-employed taxpayers and small business owners who rely heavily on credit cards may be able to save by taking advantage of credit-related deductions.

Credit card debt on personal purchases is not tax-deductible, thanks to the 1986 Tax Reform Act. However, three varieties of business-related credit card debt may be deductible.

Interest on credit ca...

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