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NH Senate breathes new life into Airbnb tax measure

Friday, April 22, 2016  
Posted by: Emily Owens
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NH Senate breathes new life into Airbnb tax measure
By Bob Sanders

Those renting out lodging through such websites as Airbnb may have to include a rooms and meals tax ID on their web listings after all.

After a long debate, the NH Senate on Thursday decided to move House Bill 1590 forward to the Senate Finance Committee, rather than back to the Senate Commerce Committee for interim study, as that committee recommended – a move that would have effectively killed the measure for the session.

The decision to overturn the committee report gives proponents a chance to allay concerns that, in helping the Department of Revenue Administration attempt to catch those out of compliance with state tax law, it also won’t alert municipalities to people out of compliance with local zoning ordinances. Read more at

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