City Tax Wismar

Wismar imposed an accommodation tax on 1 April 2015. Travelling for business reasons is exempt.

Exemption options

  • If the employer pays the hotel directly, then no further documentation is required,
  • otherwise:
  • Written confirmation from the employer that the accommodation is required for business reasons: download: here
  • Confirmation from the employer that they will reimburse the costs of the accommodation
  • Written self-certification: --> download here
Freelancers, self-employed individuals and contractors:
  • Written self-certification: --> download here

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

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