The tourist tax will come into effect in the city of Bologna from September
THE TOURIST TAX WILL COME INTO EFFECT IN THE CITY OF BOLOGNA FROM SEPTEMBER THE TAX REVENUE WILL GIVE THE TOURIST PROMOTION NEW LIFE
Like many other chief cities also Bologna will comply with the legislative decree 23/2011, introducing the tourist tax. From September 1st those who will stay overnight in any accommodation facility and who are not resident in the city will have to pay an extra small amount of money for the overnight stay. The tax will vary according to the following price ranges related to the room price per person per night:
Price Range 1-30.99 €, rate 1.00 € per person per night Price Range 31-70.99 €, rate 1.50 € per person per night Price Range 71-120.99 €, rate 2.50 € per person per night Price Range over 121.00 €, rate 4.00 € per person per night
Children under 14 are tax-free.
In observance of the law the Municipality of Bologna will earmark the revenue of the tourist tax for projects aimed at promoting the destination Bologna in Italy and abroad.
When checking out the guests of any accommodation facility will have to pay the tax to the accommodation manager, who will have to present a financial report and transfer the tax revenue to the Municipality.
Those who refuse to pay the tax will be requested to fill, sign and give back to the accommodation manager a specific form, that will be forwarded to the Municipality for further controls with the purpose of recovering the unpaid rate; those who will refuse to fill the above-mentioned form will be liable to the administrative fine provided for by article 4, paragraph 2 of the regulations.