Deal struck to impose hotel tax on Airbnb units

By Jon Chesto and Tim Logan, Boston GlobeJuly 30, 2018 Legislative leaders reached an agreement Sunday that would extend the state’s hotel tax to Airbnb units and other short-term rentals, a change that could raise at least $25 million a year for the state and at...

Battle lines drawn over short-term rental tax

By Geoff Spillane, Cape Cod TimesJune 12, 2017 Lawmakers considering a short-term rental tax took their show on the road Monday, visiting Barnstable Town Hall to gauge public sentiment on the proposal. “We’re here to listen,” said state Rep. Aaron Michlewitz,...