Cities: Aspen – Issuing Licenses to Collect Lodging Tax

Aspen online home and apartment rentals offered through Airbnb getting licensed, paying taxes

From The Associated Press, July 1, 2014

Aspen officials once estimated they were losing $100,000 a year in tax revenue to independent rental websites like Airbnb. Now the city says it’s getting some of that money back by issuing licenses and collecting taxes from individuals using the sites to rent their homes and apartments. …”