March 18, 2016
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cuyahoga County is grabbing its slice of the sharing economy. On April 1, the county will become the first place in Ohio to apply local lodging taxes to Airbnb stays. In a Friday morning email to local hosts, the home-sharing service said it has agreed to collect taxes from travelers and turn the money over to the county – adopting the same rules that hotels follow and implementing a program that’s spreading across the nation….