Airbnb has agreed with Green Bay to collect and remit the city’s 10 percent room tax for all of its Green Bay hosts — the second such pact in the state.
Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt authorized this agreement, which he says is seen as “an opportunity for visitors to our community and as a revenue source for the city of Green Bay.”
The San Francisco-based company, which lets people rent a variety of accommodations around the world, expects at least $55,000 in taxes to come from this deal. It’s the second so far in the state, following a similar agreement with Madison earlier this year.
The agreement will go into effect Aug.1, about a month before the start of the NFL regular season.
“Home sharing is already infusing significant economic development for Green Bay by expanding lodging capacity during Packer games and other big weekends,” said Laura Spanjian, Airbnb Midwest policy director.
Behind Madison and Milwaukee, Green Bay is the third largest market for Airbnb in the state.
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