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County Reaches Tax Agreement With Rental Site

It took a lot of negotiation, but Nevada County now has a new source of income. Nevada County Treasurer-Tax Collector Tina Vernon says the county has reached an agreement with home rental website ‘Air-B-and-B’ to include the local Transit Occupancy Tax as part of its fee it collects from renters…

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Vernon says other rental websites have similar agreements, but air-b-and-b, which is the most common site, had held out. The owners who rent out their homes or rooms are legally responsible for providing the tax to the county, so Vernon says this agreement makes it easier for them, but it also help prevent owners from not paying the tax…

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It’s not known exactly how many rentals are on air b-and-b in the county. Vernon estimates that it’s about a hundred, but she says this agreement will enable her to find out.

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