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Agreement between Quebec, Airbnb on tax remittance called 'unique'

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 @ 9:19 AM | By Ian Burns

The government of Quebec has reached an agreement with Airbnb that allows the online hospitality service to collect and remit the tax on lodging on behalf of the hosts on its home-sharing platform, and a McGill University professor is saying the agreement is "an expansion of the idea" about who is responsible for paying taxes in the era of the shared economy.

“As the first of its kind tax agreement in this country, this is a landmark announcement and defining moment for Airbnb in Canada,” said...