Airbnb and Quebec announce first tourist-tax agreement in CanadaStaff Writer | August 30, 2017
Airbnb and the Government of Quebec have finalized the first-ever tax remittance agreement in Canada, which will allow Airbnb to collect and remit the tax on lodging on behalf of the hosts on its home-sharing platform.
Canada Airbnb will automatically collect and remit tax
Starting October 1, 2017, Airbnb will automatically collect and remit the 3.5 percent tax on lodging on bookings made in any of Quebec's 22 tourist regions making the process seamless and easy for both hosts and the province.
In the last year, Airbnb has supported almost one million guest arrivals in Quebec. ■