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Portsmouth Air BnB Renter Should Say They are “Domiciled” for Voting Purposes

The city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire has denied a couple the right to rent a property they own on Air BnB. Matthew Beebe and Barbara Jenny bought the home next to theirs for their Daughter who travels and planned to use short-term rentals until her … Continue reading

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Economy is clicking: Innovation is faster than government

The private sector often moves too fast for government to keep up. That’s a good thing. We certainly wouldn’t want to slow down businesses by limiting their rate of innovation to the public sector. But that can lead to gaps … Continue reading

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Rep. Karen Umberger: Short-term rentals are subject to NH rooms and meals tax

To the editor: Summer vacation is winding down and the tourists are starting to think about other things. I need to remind anyone who has rented their property over the summer or during ski season through Airbnb, vacations rentals or … Continue reading

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NH Airbnb law leads to ‘healthy’ revenue growth

Granite Staters hosted more than 95,000 visitors and earned more than $12 million last year from bookings made through Airbnb’s short-term rentals website. Those numbers more than doubled Airbnb’s 2015 totals of 44,000 New Hampshire guests and $5 million in … Continue reading

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NH Senate measure would tie municipal hands on Airbnb rules

It would be a lot harder for municipalities to inspect vacation and short-term rentals, like Airbnb, under a last-minute amendment attached to House Bill 654, which was approved May 18 by the NH Senate. Under the measure – which also … Continue reading

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