Tax control on Airbnb in Hamburg, Germany

On September 2020, the Hamburg tax authorities announced that Airbnb will have to release tax control data to the federal and state authorities. Data will be analysed by Hamburg tax authorities, and then be distributed to other federal states and the Federal Central Tax Office. Revenue from an Airbnb rental is taxable once it exceeds €520 annually and the total income is in excess of the basic tax allowance (€9,408 for a single adult in 2020).



  • Initiative
  • Legislation, Taxation
  • Germany
  • Government
  • Yes
  • accommodation
  • On-location platform-determined routine work
  • Airbnb
  • taxation
  • English
  • 2021
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