March 19, 2015
On March 18, the California State Assembly's Local Government Committee and Revenue and Taxation Committee held a joint hearing entitled "Transient Occupancy Taxes and the Home-Sharing Phenomenon." (The joint hearing's agenda and background paper prepared by other legislative staff are available here.)
Our office prepared additional background material concerning the "sharing economy" and short-term rentals for committee members. That material is available here.
Our discussion of the sharing economy and short-term rentals notes the following: