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accommodation tax has to be paid to the city of Berlin and amounts to
5% on the net overnight rate. It has to be paid by the accommodation
company to the tax office. Only private overnight stays are taxed,
limited to a consecutive overnight stay of 21 days.
travelers are excluded from the accommodation tax. In order to make
use of the exception the guest has to provide a professional reason
for the overnight stay until departure. In case of a non-provided tax
statement the guest has to pay the tax at the hotel and has the
option of applying to the tax office directly for reimbursement of
the accommodation tax within four months of departure.
provide this employer confirmation in the hotel.