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Paying tourist tax

Are you are staying overnight in a hotel, or going by boat to an island off the coast of the Netherlands? These are situations where you may have to pay tourist tax (toeristenbelasting). This tax is included in the price of your hotel room, or in the price of your ticket for the boat ride.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Pay tourist tax

Are you staying in a hotel or bed & breakfast in a municipality where you do not live? Then you pay tourist tax. This tax is included in the price of the overnight stay. You therefore automatically pay this to the person who offers you the overnight stay. The provider then transfers the collected tax to the municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee.

You may also own a holiday home. even then you must pay tourist tax or commuter tax.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee

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Last updated on 23 September 2022