It’s official, Jalisco will levy tax on Airbnb and other digital platforms

Jalisco has amended its income laws to charge a 3 percent tax for the use of Airbnb, Homeaway and other digital applications that offer online lodging service.

The state Congress unanimously approved a reform that establishes the lodging tax that will be charged to the user on the platforms, and the platforms will play the role of intermediaries and must register in a state registry which will be prepared by the Secretariat of Planning Administration and Finance, and report every two months of the total services they provide.

The money raised will be used to promote the state's tourism . . .

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