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Mr Sascha Buchholz
Important Information: City Art & Culture Tax
since October 1st, 2010 the City of Cologne is collecting within it’s boundary a so called „City Art & Culture Tax“ amounting to 5% of the Accommodation-Rate including VAT.
This municipality tax is due for every paid overnight stay within the boundary of Cologne, irrespective of the accommodation being used or not. It is also applicable if no overnight stay occurs (day-use room).
According to the municipality tax regulations it is the obligation of the lodging industry to collect the tax from its guests and pass it on to the City of Cologne.
Kassen- und Steueramt der Stadt Köln, Stadthaus Chorweiler, Athener Ring 4, D-50765 Köln
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