MoFo New York Tax Insights - Volume 5, Issue 6 - June 2014

In This Issue:

- New York Court Grants Airbnb’s Motion to Quash Attorney General’s Subpoena

- New York City UBT Ruling Allows Broker-Dealer Sourcing for Non-Registered Broker-Dealers

- ALJ Dismisses Action as Untimely Due to Lack of Proof of Timely Mailing

- Insights in Brief

- Excerpt from New York Court Grants Airbnb’s Motion to Quash Attorney General’s Subpoena:

A New York State Supreme Court judge has granted Airbnb, Inc.’s motion to quash the New York State Attorney General’s subpoena for information on Airbnb’s New York clients on the grounds that the subpoena was overly broad. Airbnb Inc. v. Schneiderman , Index No. 539313 (N.Y.S. Sup. Ct. May 13, 2014). The Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, served a subpoena on Airbnb in connection with his investigation of short term rentals in New York and potential violations of the New York Multiple Dwelling Law and State and local occupancy tax laws.

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