October 28, 2016
French lawmakers backed on Friday a proposal to increase taxes on people renting their homes, cars and other goods on the internet when their earnings exceed a certain amount. The measure would see people using Airbnb and similar websites become subject to the same tax as professional services like hotels and car rental companies. Lawmakers want to restore some “equity” between occasional renters and professional ones, who often suffer from the competition….
Source: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/french-lawmakers-higher-taxes-airbnb-renters-43128084