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Home-sharing companies such as Airbnb talk taxes, regulation at Capitol
Home-sharing companies such as Airbnb talk taxes, regulation at Capitol

Lawmakers grilled representatives from short-term rental companies Airbnb and Homeaway on taxes, regulation and safety concerns Wednesday, previewing what will likely be a hot debate in the Capitol this year. The companies appeared before a joint hearing of the Assembly committees on local government and revenue and taxation to discuss the implications of the increasing popularity of home-sharing services.  ------------ FOR THE RECORD: A previous version of this post incorrectly stated that Homeaway was a member of the Internet Assn. ------------- The rapid expansion of such companies has prompted new scrutiny surrounding their impact on housing...

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