airbnb Collects Hotel Tax State-wide in North Carolina

Airbnb to collect and pay taxes in North Carolina

From the News Observer, May 18,2015

North Carolina guests renting rooms and apartments through Airbnb soon will begin paying sales and hotel occupancy taxes.

The online vacation rental service announced Monday that it will begin collecting and remitting sales taxes on behalf of its North Carolina home hosts starting June 1 and will collect hotel occupany taxes in Wake, Durham, Mecklenburg and Buncombe counties. The tax rates vary from county to county.