Saturday December 14, 2019

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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Patient advocates are unhappy with the latest report on the national cervical screening programme and want further reviews, but some medical experts say resources would be better used elsewhere

Susan Mitchell | 6 days ago

Britain’s so-called ‘election of a generation’ is as muddled and confused as the Brexit debate that preceded it. On the ground in a number of constituencies, it proves difficult to take the temperature of this strangest of political contests

Susan O'Keeffe | 6 days ago

Undisclosed pay deals, secret pensions and underpayment of tax are just some of the problems left by John Delaney, as last week’s press conference revealed that the FAI has a long road ahead of it

Róisín Burke | 6 days ago