Bucharest mayor wants double tourist tax for the city
Bucharest mayor Gabriela Firea has proposed doubling the tourist tax in the Romanian Capital city, namely to have the fee increased form 1% to 2% from the accommodation fares for each day of stay, starting next year. The increase is encompassed in a draft bill put in public debate on the city hall’s website.
The fee is pending though the approval of the Bucharest General Council.
The fee will be cashed by the accommodation unit in Bucharest once the tourists pay the bill to be accommodated in the hotels, apartment hotels, hostels, motels and inns, tourist villas, chalets, bungalows, holidays villages, camping, boarding houses.
The tourist unit will have to redirect the tax paid by the tourists to the local budget of the district in Bucharest to which they belong.