07 Feb 2019
AP — A judge should compel Airbnb to hand over 10 years of receipts and other documents from its hosts to the state of Hawaii in part because the home-sharing platform has acknowledged that the hosts aren’t fully complying with state tax laws, a court filing said.
Hawaii’s attorney general has asked a judge to allow the state to subpoena Airbnb to help it find which hosts haven’t paid the state’s equivalent of hotel and sales taxes
The face-off follows disputes between Airbnb and local governments in other states.
In New York last month, a U.S. judge shelved a city law that would have required home-sharing platforms to reveal hosts’ names and other information.
Link to AP.
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