airbnb to Collect and Pay Hotel Tax in Chicago

Airbnb Plays Ball, Announces That They’ll Be Adding a Tourist Tax to All Chicago Listings

From ChicagoInno, November 13, 2014

On the 11th, Airbnb posted an update to their Public Policy Blog stating that they’re “working together” on new proposals in Chicago. This announcement comes on the heels of the city stating that they’re planning to “crack down” on vacation rentals, i.e., Airbnb’s business. Here’s the full statement from the blog: