City Tax Freiburg

Freiburg imposed an accommodation tax on 1 January 2014. Travelling for business reasons is exempt.

Exemption options

  • Completed certification: --> download here 
  • or
  • The booking should be made by, and the invoice should be issued to, and ideally paid by the employer
Freelancers, self-employed individuals and contractors:
  • Complete the self-certification --> download here 
    The certification is always valid for one stay; if you depart on a Friday and return on a Monday, then a new certification has to be submitted to the hotel.

Services subject to the tax

  • Five percent of the net cost of accommodation:
    • excludes breakfast
    • Excludes other services
  • Day rooms, no-show bookings and cancellations are subject to the tax
  • Children under the age of 18 are exempt from the tax

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