Pennsylvania Town Aims to Tax Rentals Ahead of U.S. Open

    Allegheny County, Pa., is aiming to strengthen the county’s hotel tax law to ensure short-term rentals like Airbnb are being taxed appropriately. Notably, the new regulations would be in place to collect taxes on spaces rented for the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club this summer. Homes near the course are listed on Airbnb for as much as $3,000 per night. Right now, Allegheny County imposes a 7 percent tax on hotel rooms, but has not yet been successful in enforcing it for short-term rentals. To read more, click here.

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