Topic: Taxation

Inside Airbnb's Idaho tax deal

Airbnb has a history of making statements suggesting it is willing to pay taxes, but has also been slow to sign deals solidifying the rules of tax collection.

Airbnb: Will it really 'take care of itself?'

So how much of a disruptor is Airbnb, and is it more on the tax side or the market share side of the hospitality industry? A new report from Horwath Hotel, Tourism and Leisure examines the potential lasting impact the homestay site Airbnb will have on the traditional hotel model. Calling it "a feel-good Silicon Valley startup story being perpetuated by Wall Street analysts and tech writers because it is dramatic," report author Richard Mandigo, of TR Mandigo & Co., writes that the big issue with Airbnb is taxation.