City Tax Lueneburg

Lueneburg imposed an accommodation tax on 1 October 2015. Travelling for business reasons is exempted.

Exemption options

  • Direct payment by employer or
  • Pre-reserved “contingency bookings”, for which the employer has confirmed in writing that all the rooms are definitely required for business purposes (e.g. for a project) do not require any further documentation or
  • Completed employer certification: --> download here
Freelancers, self-employed individuals and contractors:
  • Complete the self-certification --> download hier 
    Each certification is always valid for one stay (except of above mentioned contingency bookings); 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

  • Four percent of the gros cost of accommodation
    • Excludes breakfast
    • Excludes other services
  • VAT is to be added on top of the accommodation tax
  • The tax is applied for a maximum of 14 consecutive nights. Further nights (consecutive and at the same hotel) are not subject to the tax

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