Greece’s New Hotel Tax to Come Into Effect in 2018

The Normal Secretariat of Public Income on Thursday issued a round that features particulars on how a brand new levy might be charged to Greek lodging items.

The brand new levy — or the so-called “stayover tax” — might be imposed as of January 1, 2018, to accommodations and furnished rooms/residences for hire and calculated based mostly on the variety of in a single day stays and the class of the lodging unit, starting from 50 cents to 4 euros per room.

One- and two-star accommodations might be charged 0.50 euros, three-star accommodations 1,50 euros, four-star accommodations 3,00 euros and 5-star accommodations 4,00 euros.

One- and two-key furnished rooms/residences might be charged 0.25 euros, three-key furnished rooms/residences 0.50 euros and four-key furnished rooms/residences 1,00 euro.

The brand new levy is a part of an austerity package deal handed by the Greek authorities in Could.