Hotel tax

Airbnb To Begin Collecting Occupancy Taxes In San Francisco In October

The 14 percent hotel tax is expected to net millions of dollars a year for the city of San Francisco.


Airbnb To Add San Francisco Hotel Tax On Guests’ Charges

The operators of the home rental service website, Airbnb, have agreed to pay San Francisco’s 14-percent hotel tax.


AR-15 rifle with a "bullet button." (CBS)

Sunnyvale Voters Approve Gun Control By Wide Margin

Measure C, which asked Sunnyvale voters to approve four city ordinances related to gun safety and the controls on ammunition sales, passed with more than 66 percent of the vote.


Palo Alto City Leaders Worried Airbnb Cutting Into Hotel Tax Revenue

Concerned about losing out on local hotel taxes, city leaders in Palo Alto have asked San Francisco’s Airbnb to notify members of the vacation rental service to read the fine print.


San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

San Mateo County Voters To Decide 3 Measures That Would Increase SFO Related Taxes

San Mateo voters are set to decide the fate of three proposals that would tax services related to San Francisco International Airport. Some call it a tourism tax.


Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco (AP)

San Francisco Tourism Industry Applauds Hotel Tax Defeat

The city’s largest source of business revenue would have suffered if voters had agreed to raise the hotel tax, said the head of the San Francisco’s leading tourism industry group.


SF Supes Consider a Host of New Taxes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS)- San Francisco Supervisors are considering whether to put a host of new taxes on the November ballot for voter approval.