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Those of you on H1B, do you Airbnb your apartment when traveling? Any tips on navigating this gray area (since Airbnb could potentially be considered a second employer you're working for) ?

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Hmm. Interesting. Never thought of this before and considering AirBnBing soon. Will be interested to hear answers

Make it all cash and maybe post under a name that is American.

Would it be a second "employer" though?

P1 Airbnb sends you a tax form if you generate income over a certain amount. There isn't a clear answer but there's a good chance Airbnb will be considered as your second employer for whom you're working, essentially jeopardizing your H1B status.

P2 How would that work? I thought the guest pays Airbnb, and then Airbnb pays the host.

If you have a roommate maybe have him post and then pay you?

Shouldn't be a problem, I have friends who did that for a while, filed taxes and eventually got their green cards approved. As long as you pay taxes there shouldn't be a problem. It's not like they have you as an employee on their payroll. I would say it's a safe gray zone.

Interesting question OP. I'm not sure from immigration or H-1B perspective but PwC certainly requires us to report any employers besides PwC for independence and risk reasons

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