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Tax for the promotion of tourism / accomodation tax

 

Tourist taxes – to keep Veysonnaz in the race!


The touristic region of Veysonnaz is spread over 3 districts: Veysonnaz, Nendaz and Sion (ex Salins)

There are 3 types of tourist taxes collected in these 3 regions ensued from the Cantonal Tourism Law in view to favour the development of a high-quality tourism trade.

  • The holiday tax concerns holiday property owners or people who do not live full time in Veysonnaz, Nendaz or Sion (ex Salins)
  • The tax for the promotion of tourism is collected from holiday property owners who rent out their accommodation and businesses carrying out tourism related activities in Veysonnaz and Nendaz.
  • The accommodation tax is collected from holiday property owners and other accommodation providers renting out their accommodation in the district of Sion (ex Salins).

 

Allocation – tax for the promotion of tourism & accommodation tax


The revenue from the tax for the promotion of tourism (communes of Veysonnaz and Nendaz) or the accommodation tax (commune of Salins) are used to promote tourism (marketing, communication) according to art. 30 of the law on tourism launched in February 1996 in the interest of all those subject to it.

 

 Who pays the tax for the promotion of tourism (TPT)?


All those who have an independent activity in all fields which, directly or indirectly, make a profit from the tourist trade (businesses, holiday property owners renting out their accommodation, professional accommodation providers, etc).

 

COMMUNE OF VEYSONNAZ

Holiday property owners who rent out their accommodation in the commune of Veysonnaz are subject to an annual tax for the promotion of tourism based on the size of their accommodation.

The new TPT is invoiced according to the regulation as in the following table :

Size of the accomoodation

Annual tax

1 room/ 2 rooms

CHF 45.-

3 rooms

CHF 90.-

4 rooms

CHF 135.-

5 rooms

CHF 180.-

6 rooms and more

CHF 225.-

 
Businesses running an independent activity making a profit from tourism are also subject to an annual fee of TPT according to various criteria mentioned in the TPT regulation for Veysonnaz.

The invoice is sent by the local authorities once a year.  


COMMUNE of NENDAZ

Holiday property owners who rent out their accommodation in the commune of Nendaz are subject to an annual tax for the promotion of tourism based on the size of their accommodation.

The new TPT is invoiced according to the regulation as in the following table :

Size of the accommodation

Annual tax

Studio / 1 room

CHF 60.-

2 rooms

CHF 100.-

3 rooms

CHF 140.-

4 rooms

CHF 180.-

5 rooms

CHF 220.-

6 rooms

CHF 260.-

7 rooms

CHF 300.-


Businesses running an independent activity making a profit from tourism are also subject to an annual fee of TPT according to various criteria mentioned in the TPT regulation for Nendaz.

The invoice is sent by the local authorities once a year.

 

Who pays accommodation tax?


Accommodation providers and holiday property owners who rent their accommodation on the commune of Sion (ex Salins).


COMMUNE of SALINS

Amount of accommodation tax per overnight stay :

Chalet, apartments

Accomodation tax per night

Adult

CHF 0.50/night

Child (6-16 years)

CHF 0.25/night

Child less than 6 years

FOC

 
Holiday property owners will be invoiced on the basis of their declaration.

 

Laws and regulations


Tourism law, Valais

Loi sur le tourisme - 09.02.1996
(French)

Ordonnance sur la loi sur le tourisme  - 10.12.2014 (French)

 

Regulations

Regulation tax for the promotion of tourism Veysonnaz (French)

Regulation tax for the promotion of tourism Nendaz (French)

 

 

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