July 5, 2016
The Internet Association, which represents groups such as Amazon, Facebook, Google and Twitter, is asking Hawaii Gov. David Ige to reconsider his intent to veto a bill that would allow Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and other alternative accommodations companies to act as a tax brokers on behalf of the state. On Monday, David Louie, a former state attorney general, sent a letter to the governor on behalf of the association, which is concerned that its members could be liable for users who fail to post such information as their tax identification numbers on their listings….
Source: http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2016/07/05/internet-assocation-urges-hawaii-governor-to-sign.html