City Tax Kleve

Kleve imposed an accommodation tax on 1 January 2016. Travelling for business reasons is exempt.

Exemption options

A separate certification has to be completed for each stay in Kleve that is strictly necessary for business reasons, and for each guest:

  • Completed certification: --> download here 
  • In Kleve you must provide appropriate documentation as an "attachement" to the certification:
    • Employer certification on official form --> download here or
    • Informal employer certification confirming that the stay "is strictly necessary for business reasons" (the statement should include the exact phrase “strictly necessary for business reasons”!) or
    • A copy of an accreditation document for a congress, seminar, trade fair etc., or
    • Booking made by the employer or
    • Payment by the employer
Freelancers, self-employed individuals and contractors:
  • Complete the self-certification --> download here
    • No further documentation is required. The municipal authorities reserve the right to check the details provided.

Services subject to the tax

    Five percent of the gross cost of accommodation
    • Excludes breakfast
    • Excludes other services
  • Day rooms are subject to the tax
  • No-show bookings, meaning reservations that have not been cancelled, are also subject to the tax because the customer had the option to stay
  • A separate certification must be provided for each guest; group certifications are not accepted

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