Articles tagged “taxes”

Tourism

Israel Looks to Boost Tourism Investment for West Bank

As countries like Saudi Arabia and Qatar turn towards tourism to diversify the economy, Dubai wants to make sure that its position as the top tourism destination in the region is maintained.

Israel Looks to Boost Tourism Investment for West Bank

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Ordered to Provide Rental Info and Withhold Tax in the European Union

The European Union's top court seemingly doesn't buy the argument that Airbnb is merely a marketplace. Hence, Airbnb will have to withhold and remit occupancy tax in Europe.

Airbnb Ordered to Provide Rental Info and Withhold Tax in the European Union

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Fear Germany’s Expanded Value Added Tax Threatens Their Recovery

Tour operators are puzzled by Germany's move to expand the value added tax because they believe it not only threatens its tourism recovery, but because they believe German authorities didn't think through the decision.

Tour Operators Fear Germany’s Expanded Value Added Tax Threatens Their Recovery

Tourism

Sales of Suitcases, Cigarettes and Cosmetics Surge with Travel’s Return

Airport retailers will be in for a bumper summer this year. High streets and malls will look on in envy.

Sales of Suitcases, Cigarettes and Cosmetics Surge with Travel’s Return

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

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