Irish Independent: Airbnb behind surge in number filing tax returns


CEO of Joanna Murphy said “Ireland’s sharing economy has exploded in recent years through activities such as Airbnb, which has become a significant income generator for a growing number of people, some of whom have made a full-time business from hosting via the platform.”

The number of people who now file a self-assessed tax return has shot up by 112,000 in the last five years. Some 730,000 are expected to file a tax return this year, according to