Requirements for exception of the “culture tax” (“Kulturförderabgabe”) [updated II]
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Since December 1st 2014 the City of Cologne raises a new so called “Kulturförderabgabe” (“culture tax”). We have to add 5% to the price for lodging as this tax. Those who travel for work or business reasons do not need … Continue reading

Culture tax? What you need to bear in mind as our guest!
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From the 1st of December 2014 we must, just like all other hotels and guest houses, charge the so-called “culture tax” to our overnight guests on top of the room price itself. There is an exception for those guests who … Continue reading

City tax: As of now no more “art and culture tax” on our invoices
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As of now, our prices are calculated without “art and culture tax”. This city tax will not longer be shown on our invoices. After the recent judgement by the Federal Administrative Court the risk of being charged with this tax … Continue reading