Articles tagged “taxes”

Airlines

Why Is the UK Boosting Taxes on Long-Haul Flights?

Tourists will be footing the higher rate with a new "ultra" long-haul tax as part of plans to reduce emissions just as international travel is starting to ramp back up. Still, many businesses will welcome the reduction in passenger taxes on short-haul flights.

Why Is the UK Boosting Taxes on Long-Haul Flights?

Coronavirus

Can Trump’s Hotels Ever Recover From Tax Fraud Charges?

This is only the start of mounting legal issues for the Trump Organization. Prosecutors typically start small with charges as they look for ways to get people to flip and bring down a bigger whale.

Can Trump’s Hotels Ever Recover From Tax Fraud Charges?

Online Travel

Italy Claims Booking.com Evaded $186 Million in Lodging Tax

There's no doubt that G7 countries and the European Union will be cracking down on corporate taxes. Whether Booking.com or individual properties it works with are responsible for paying the Value Added Tax has been the subject for robust debate for years.

Italy Claims Booking.com Evaded $186 Million in Lodging Tax

EventMB

When to Charge Sales Tax for Virtual Events

When to Charge Sales Tax for Virtual Events

Hotels

Airbnb-NYC Settlement Means Hosts Will Get Delisted If They Don’t Consent to Information-Sharing

If Airbnb will ever succeed in easing New York's stringent short-term rental regulations, a precursor would be the type of hosting-information-sharing pact that it reached with the city. It doesn't guarantee lighter regulation, but many things could be on the table in the new normal of a post-coronavirus New York City.

Airbnb-NYC Settlement Means Hosts Will Get Delisted If They Don’t Consent to Information-Sharing

Airlines

European Airlines Face Prospect of Finally Having to Pay Tax on Jet Fuel

Airlines obviously won't like it, but the prospect of new or higher taxes now seems inevitable. The problem that the European Union will have is getting other countries across the world involved.

European Airlines Face Prospect of Finally Having to Pay Tax on Jet Fuel

Rail

Uber and Lyft Back a ‘Responsible Tax’ to Ease Traffic Congestion

Since ridehailing firms play a role in traffic congestion, they must pay “a responsible tax.” But it appears consumers will end up paying for that tax, if a proposal in San Francisco, where the disruptive industry started, gets through. Make sense?

Uber and Lyft Back a ‘Responsible Tax’ to Ease Traffic Congestion

Airlines

Quelle Surprise! EasyJet Hates the Idea of France’s New Eco Tax

The aviation industry's impact on the environment is only going to grow over the coming years as air travel increases across the world. Increasing taxes might force airlines to find new solutions while also raising money to fund more sustainable forms of transport.

Quelle Surprise! EasyJet Hates the Idea of France’s New Eco Tax

Business Travel

Would Tax Law Proposals Kill Travel Agencies in Some States?

As states look for new sources of tax revenue in the service-driven economy, businesses like travel agencies are viewed as likely targets. Part of the problem is ignorance among legislators of how agencies operate and why added taxes would be devastating for many.

Would Tax Law Proposals Kill Travel Agencies in Some States?

Online Travel

Booking CEO Opposes Proposed EU Tax as an Innovation Killer

Booking.com CEO Gillian Tans sounds like a typical corporate boss, opposing additional taxation as anti-business. The proposed EU tax on revenue would amount to double taxation, and that's seldom a good thing.

Booking CEO Opposes Proposed EU Tax as an Innovation Killer