Hoteliers raise concerns in wake of Airbnb row

The Irish Hotels Federation has raised concern over unregulated accommodation providers as the tax man turned up the heat on the accommodation listing website Airbnb last week.

15th August, 2015

A spokesman for the national hoteliers’ organisation said the federation believes quality assurance is paramount and that all accommodation services should be regulated and classified.

“Not only do unregulated accommodation providers pose a risk in terms of health and safety, but they raise serious issues in terms of insurance cover and lack of adequate systems for redress for guests,” said the spokesman.

The Revenue Commissioners are seeking income tax payments dating back...

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