City Tax Schwerin

Schwerin imposed a culture promotion tax on 1 January 2014. Travelling for business reasons is exempt.

Exemption options

  • Completed employer certification --> download here (available only in German)
Freelancers, self-employed individuals and contractors:
  • Complete the self-certification --> download here (available only in German)

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 and archived for ten years.

Services subject to the tax

The tax depends on the cost of accommodation per person:
  • Up to €25.00: €0.00
  • Up to €49.99: €1.00
  • €50.00 and more: €2.00

Contact for further forms and questions