Airbnb hosts should know taxes are certain

The Revenue has been clear on its position relating to the tax status of Airbnb income from the off.

15th August, 2015

Much controversy and outrage has erupted in recent days after it emerged that Airbnb was providing details of earnings made by thousands of people renting out rooms and their homes via the company to the Irish tax authority.

The move was prompted by a Revenue decision that income generated from renting out rooms on online sites such as Airbnb is fully liable for income tax. The US multinational has held town hall style meetings with...

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