Airbnb will begin collecting tourist taxes later this month directly from San Diego’s visitors on behalf of its hosts.
Previously, Airbnb hosts were expected to collect the 10.5 percent transient occupancy tax, as well as the 0.55 percent tourism marketing district tax and remit it to the city of San Diego on their own. That didn’t always happen.
On July 15, after the Comic-Con International convention, the popular short-term vacation rental service will include that amount on its bills to guests.
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