Airbnb and Quebec Sign First Traveler Tax Agreement in Canada
By Gerrit De Vynck
(Bloomberg) — Starting Oct. 1 Airbnb will collect 3.5 percent tax from tourists staying at properties run through the company’s platform in Quebec.
* 1 million people have stayed in Quebec through Airbnb in last year
* Quebec has 22,300 hosts using Airbnb
* 3.5 percent tax would have netted province C$3.7 million ($3 million) in revenue last year