Airbnb will begin collecting state sales tax in North Dakota.
The company made an agreement with the state, beginning April 1, to collect the 5 percent tax on behalf of its hosts who rent their homes to area visitors.
“A formal tax agreement will help simplify the tax collection process for Airbnb hosts in North Dakota,” Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger said in a statement. “Tourism revenues play a part in the state budget, and this will ensure that the appropriate taxes are being collected in a timely and efficient fashion.”
With this new agreement, North Dakota joins more than 360 jurisdictions globally where Airbnb has collected and remitted more than $510 million in hotel and tourist taxes since 2014.
More than 6,800 visitors used Airbnb in North Dakota last year.
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