Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

home sharing service

Airbnb inks tax deal with Polk County

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

Airbnb, the internet-based home-sharing lodging service, announced Thursday it reached a deal with Polk County to collect tourism taxes from host clients. The company said it is seeing rapid growth in Polk County over the past year, ending 2016 with 160 hosts — people who make their houses or apartments available through Airbnb for visitors on a night-by-night basis -and about 3,000 guest arrivals. That’s more than double the 2015 activity. Based on that, Airbnb projected it could collect more…

Keep Reading

Go to Top