Friday July 10, 2020

Airbnb ditches bid for rent-a-room tax break

Hospitality giant now in talks with government for new tax relief

10th December, 2015
Airbnb head of public policy, EMEA and Canada Patrick Robinson Pic: RollingNews.ie

Hospitality giant Airbnb has dropped its hopes to qualify for the rent-a-room tax break in favour of a different approach.

Airbnb head of public policy Patrick Robinson told businesspost.ie that repurposing the rent-a-room tax relief is no longer on the company's agenda.

Robinson revealed the US multi-national is now in talks with the government to create a new tax relief aimed at companies in the collaborative economy.

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