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The rise of Airbnb in Ireland has seen numerous people utilising free space in their house in order to earn some extra income.

However if you are hosting with Airbnb you need to inform yourself fully of the tax implications of being a host and making sure that you do not get any unwelcome visits from Revenue!


This guide will discuss the following:

  1. Income Tax – what income is taxed and what expenses can you claim
  2. Capital Gains Tax – how does hosting affect certain CGT reliefs
  3. Value Added Tax (VAT) – when should you register and what rate you should charge


Download the guide here



Date published 29 May 2018 | Last updated 23 Jun 2021

This article is intended to inform rather than advise and is based on legislation and practice at the time. Taxpayer’s circumstances do vary and if you feel that the information provided is beneficial it is important that you contact us before implementation. If you take, or do not take action as a result of reading this article, before receiving our written endorsement, we will accept no responsibility for any financial loss incurred.


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